Jones, age 57 of Gary, IN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16,
2019, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on
April 18, 1962, in Evanston, IL, to William and Susie (Taylor) Hicks.
On May 29, 1982, in
Minneapolis, MN, she married the love of her life, G. Thomas Jones, Sr., who
survives in Gary, IN.
She is preceded in
death by sister, Donnie La’Fawn.
She is survived by
her loving children: Grady (Portia) Jones of Tacoma, WA, Candice (Tyrell)
Anderson of Gary, IN, Brittny Jones of Portage, IN, and daughter-in-love,
Rochelle Jones of Dallas, TX; her loving grandchildren: Amare, Mikiya,
Genesis, Elijah and August.
She is also
survived by her parents, William and Susie (Taylor) Hicks Sr., her
mother-in-law, Gladys LaBoy; and by her siblings: Walter Hicks, Chauncey
“Duane” (Sandra) Hicks, William Hicks Jr., Kenneth Hicks, and Timothy (Thao)
Hicks; and by her sisters: Deidre Hicks, Sanquinita Hicks, and Tamisha
In addition to
being a treasured teacher, Barrie was also an avid reader, a foodie who was
never scared to try a new cuisine, and a devoted grandmother who enjoyed
spending quality time with her beloved grandchildren.
Barrie was a true
woman of God who lived her faith through daily prayer and worship.
will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 11 a.m., at Christ United
Methodist Church: 201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN, 46408.
The family will
receive friends on Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, IN.
The family will
also receive friends on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m..
at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408, with
a family hour from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Burial will follow
at her family cemetery in Greensboro, Alabama.
may be given to the Early Learning Ministry at Christ United Methodist
Church, 201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408.
Memories may be