Esther Patricia Jones

April 23, 1950 - November 24, 2020

The Commemoration of Life

Esther Patricia Jones passed away on Wednesday November 24th, 2020. Esther was born on April 23rd, 1950 in Salt Lake City UT. She married Clyde Tillman Jones on July 31, 1970. They shared 50 blessed years of marriage together.

Esther is beloved by everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. After spending her early years in Salt Lake City, she and her husband moved to California to raise their family. Her lifelong love of learning led her to become a career counselor for students at Mills College in Oakland CA. Upon retirement she and her husband moved to Georgia where she volunteered at Stonecrest Public Library, local public schools and attended Beaula Baptist Church. These are just a few of Esther’s many accomplishments and condtributions.

Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Esther Williams, brother; John Williams and sister; Carolyn Bass. She is survived by her brothers; Percy, Eddie, Robert, Richard and Paul. Her husband; Clyde Sr., daughter; Esther Elisabeth, son; Clyde Jr and grandchildren; Selia and Joshua. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family and friends.  

Esther leaves a legacy through her family and everyone she touched with her kindness and generosity. Esther loved Aretha Franklin, please play one of the Queen of Soul’s songs in her honor and know that she is dancing along with you in Heaven.

Graveside services for Esther will be on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:00 am at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1342 East 500 South, Salt Lake City. 

The family would like to express their sincere and heartfelt appreciation for all of the love, prayers and care that was extended to her and family.