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Mrs. Pearls Baker Jones Nance, 71, entered into the kingdom of heaven and into His loving embrace on Sunday, August 7, in Dothan, Alabama. She was born in Climax, Georgia on September 2, 1950, the daughter of Roosevelt Baker and Evelyn McKnight Baker.
Spending most of her adolescent years in Ohio, she attended Warren Township High School in Leavittsburg, Ohio where she graduated in 1968. In 1970, Pearls entered into the U.S. Military, working as a Personnel Specialist. Her duty stations were Hanau, Germany and Fort Rucker, Alabama. She was honorably discharged in 1979 and spent another 16 years in Civil Service where she worked as a Medical Data Technician and Medical Clerk. During her time working in Civil Service she took classes at Enterprise State Junior College, West Georgia College, and Troy University. She received several awards for her exceptional work performance including the “Achievement Medal Award for Civilian Service”. After 25 years of service she retired from the Federal Government.
Pearls was known for her calming spirit and warm demeanor. She was a very loving person who welcomed all she encountered. Pearls was an active member of Pleasant Shade Baptist Church in Enterprise, Alabama and Apostolic Deliverance Inc in Daleville, Alabama. She was a praying woman who loved the Lord and enjoyed singing in the church choir, playing the piano for the church and praising His name.
Pearls was a devoted mother who loved her family dearly. She leaves to cherish her memories, her three sons, Makalani Jones, Karif Jones, Khaflani Jones; step-daughter, Sophia Covington; Grandsons, Kentayvius Johnson, Timothy Joshua Jones, Karif Jones II; husband, Fred Nance; and a host of relatives and close friends.