Jeanette Saunders Jones

July 30, 1938 - April 15, 2022

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Virginia Beach- Jeanette S. Jones, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 15, 2022.

She is predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Howard B. Jones; her parents James A. “Springy” and Jessie L. (Bonney) Saunders; sisters Juanita S. Grimstead, Melva S. Riggs, Gloria “Bootsie” Philpott;  and brother WT “Billy” Saunders. Survivors include her daughter Tammy Sue Jones; sisters Patsy S. Dixon, Ruth Ann Sawyer; and many nieces and nephews.

Jeanette retired after 40 years from the Va Beach Circuit Court. She loved the beach, sunshine, flip flops and country music, but her greatest love was her family. She was loved by everyone who met her. She lit up every room she walked in to.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 11am at Charity United Methodist Church, 4080 Charity Neck Rd. Va Beach 23457 with Pastor David Ryu officiating.

Cremation & Funeral Services of Tidewater is assisting her family. Online condolences may be expressed at

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7 months ago

Very nice to work with back at the courthouse.

Coleen Hanna
1 year ago

I was sorry to hear of Jeanette’s death. She and Howard are among my finest memories of living in Virginia Beach. Jeanette was funny, outgoing, and always kind. God bless her family and friends.

1 year ago

So sorry to hear the news JJ was such a great lady, when she was there the party start! She was a good friend and an amazing Woman! Rest in peace my friend you will always hold a special place in our heart forever!🥰🥰💔💔💔! Family thank you for letting us share her love! We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers 🙏❤

Herb Culpepper
1 year ago

What a wonderful lady. It was such a pleasure to have had the opportunity to work with Jeanette many years ago. Our most sincere condolences to all of the family.

James Styron
1 year ago

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Jo Sawyer
1 year ago

Jeanette was an awesome soul, she always had a kind word and a big smile for all. She will be sorely missed by family and friends. God has taken her home.

Graveside Service

April 23, 2022
11:00 am

Charity United Methodist Church
4080 Charity Neck Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23457

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