Earthie Lee Jones, a member of New Hope Baptist Church, died Monday (Feb. 5, 2001) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a long illness. She was 85.
Born Earthie Harris in Pigeon Creek, Ala., she moved to Niagara Falls in 1944.
Mrs. Jones enjoyed gardening and was a great fan of the New York Yankees.
She is survived by a son, James W. Harris of Beaufort, S.C.; two daughters, Patricia Griffith of Georgianna, Ala., and Mary Louise Scott of Niagara Falls; a brother, Cecil Harris of Niagara Falls; two sisters, Lillie Mae Street of Niagara Falls and Zella Mea Holsten of Montgomery, Ala.; and 14 grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in New Hope Baptist Church, 1122 Buffalo Ave. Burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston.