Esther Bonita "Bonnie" (Dowdy) Jones

April 23, 1926 ~ March 30, 2019 (age 92)


     Esther Bonita "Bonnie" Jones, age 92, of Harrisburg, passed away at 3:53 PM Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Harrisburg Medical Center. She was born April 23, 1926 in Harrisburg to the late Raymond and Nellie Furlong but was raised by Nellie and Joe Dudley. On March 17, 1945 she married Cletus Dale "Cotton" Jones and he preceded her in death April 9, 2017. She was a member of the Land Street Missionary Baptist Church.

     Bonnie is survived by her four children, Jack Jones and wife Sandy of Mackinaw, IL; Carol Rann and the late Roger Rann of Raleigh, Kendall Jones and Tammy Omohundro of Marion, and Jeff Jones and wife Beth of Henderson, KY; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren, two sisters, Ova Lee Reynolds of Carrier Mills and Barbara Young and husband Doug of Carrier Mills.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Cletus "Cotton" Jones, and two brothers, Leon and Murrell Dowdy and one sister Monzelle Butler.

     Funeral services will be 2 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Reed Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kendall Jones officiating, burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11AM to 2 PM at Reed Funeral Chapel.  Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at

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April 3, 2019

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel (Sunset Hill Cemetery)

Funeral Service
April 3, 2019

2:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel (Sunset Hill Cemetery)

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