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“Condolences and prayers. Love you all ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberly Oneal - Wilson, NC

“In loving memory of a true woman of God. On behalf of Howell Chapel Church of Christ DOC what a honor were too have been graced by presence of Mother...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Deacon Robert Hinton - Friend

“On behalf of Howell Chapel Church of Christ DOC what a honor were too have been graced by presence of Mother Vivian Jones. A woman of with a spirit...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Deacon R. Hinton - Friend

“Praying for you and the family. As I reflect back on this time we will always share a connection. My brother also transition at this time. You are...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: jeannette barnes - raleigh, NC

“Truly sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. From experience, there is nothing that can heal your broken heart during this sad time. Do know...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Jackie Lacy - Selma, NC - Friend

“My prayer is that memories will help at this time ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Ethel Alston - Raleigh, NC

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Johnnie Palmer - Friend

“To Vivian and family, may God continue to bless you and comfort broken hearts. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Carpenter - Washington, DC

“Sorry for your loss ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Billie Davis - Greensboro, NC

“We at O'Neal Revival Tabernacle can only imagine and yet not really know the grief that you bear. Please know that our sympathy and prayers are with...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Elder porter

“To the Laney Family:I will always remember the times when Mother Vivian, Mother Mary Rich and I would sat around Mother Rich's Kitchen table eating,...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sonja Pierce - Clayton, NC

“Mother Jones was such a sweetheart and a true Woman of Faith! Pre-Covid, I would stop by her home (prior to her going to nursing home), just to sit...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Elder Karen O'Neal - Clayton, NC

“We were very sorry to hear the passing of Ms V, as we called her. She was a very sweet lady and great roommate for our mother during her stay at...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Denise Atkinson - Selma, NC


Vivian Ruth Snow Jones (Granny), the only child of the late Mattie Snow, lived the entirety of her 98 years in Selma, NC. She transitioned on Sunday, April 25, 2021, after a brief illness. Granny was a woman of faith. She loved God, singing, and visiting those in need. She was spiritually formed in the African Methodist Episcopal tradition and was a long-time member of Howell's Chapel Church of Christ, Selma, NC where she was the oldest member. She leaves to cherish her memory and carry her legacy four generations: her only daughter Cecelia (Clarence) Laney, Sr., seven grandchildren, Ricky (Lucy) Bell, Cecelia (Bill) Pettiway, Glenn (Carol) Richardson, Beatrice Laney, Vivian Laney Dobbins, Clarence (Lisa) Laney, Jr, and Sharon Laney Agu. Fourteen great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation:
Friday, April 30
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howell Chapel Church
214 E. Preston St.
Selma, NC 27577

Graveside Service:
Saturday, May 01
1:00 PM
Selma Memorial Gardens
Selma, NC 27576

Funeral Home
Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
Tel. (919) 934-8416
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