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November 29, 1946 – March 13, 2023

Josephine A. Jones, 76, of Hopewell, VA, was called home March 13, 2023.  She was born in Prince George, VA, to the late Bernice Taylor and William H. Taylor on November 29, 1946.

She worked for Allied Chemical in Chester for many years, where she later retired. Josephine accepted Christ early in life at Harrison Grove Baptist Church in Prince George, VA. Josephine later in life rededicating herself to God by joining Higher Ways Ministries in Petersburg, VA, where she would later be baptized.

Josephine was preceded in death by her three brothers, George “Ed” Taylor, Leroy “Sonny” Taylor and William H. Taylor, Jr.; four sisters, Mollie B. Marsh, Rosa Elizabeth Johnson, Florence Coleman and Lilley Mae Tabron.

Josephine leaves behind to cherish her memory: her caring daughter, Aretha Jones; three granddaughters who she helped raise, Yanina Jones (George), Natasha Jones and Shae Jones; four great granddaughters, Malaya Jones, Nairelle Cain-Jones, Ke’Mirah Winfield and Milani Jones; siblings, James “Louis” Taylor (Gertrude), Gladys Powell (Willie), and Eugene Washington (Brenda); two aunts, Addie Burton of Newport News, VA and Ida Mae hall of Prince George, VA; two favorite cousins, Helen Wyche of Hopewell, VA and Sonya James of Prince George, VA; a devoted nephew, Darryl Peterson of Richmond, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other cousins and friends whom she loved so much.

She enjoyed spending time with family. Josephine was loved and adored by many. We will truly miss her.

Services will be held 3:00 P.M., Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Higher Way Ministries, 515 Virginia Avenue, Petersburg, VA, Bishop Darren L. Gay, Sr., Pastor, eulogist.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online at