Friday, September 18, 2020, at 4:30 PM, at STEWART & CALHOUN FUNERAL HOME, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307. Interment at Cleveland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 3093, Akron, OH 44309.
Friday, September 18, 2020, at 3:30 PM until time of service.
Adrianne Jones passed away unexpectedly in her home in Akron, OH on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the age of 52. She was born on July 20, 1968, in Cleveland, OH and she was raised by her late mother Barbara Williams. She attended Elizabeth Baptist Church with her mother as a young girl and sang in the Gospel Ensemble. As a teenager, she and her mother joined the Nazarene Baptist Church where Adrianne accepted Christ and was baptized.
Adrianne honorably served in the US Navy, as well as the Army Reserves. She graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2012. She worked as a nurse for over 20 years. Well known as a very hard worker, she was beloved everywhere that she worked in the service of others.
She treasured quality time with her family and enjoyed movies and the excitement of action and crime television series. She was a pillar in her immediate family. For Adrianne, “One’s greatest contribution to the universe may not be something they do, but who they raise.” In all her years of service, the roles of Mother and Grandmother were the titles she took most pride in. Her commitment to her children, whom she lovingly called “My Will” and “Nini”, will be remembered as the heart of her legacy. While her presence will be deeply missed, her memory will be passed to future generations.
She is survived by her children, William and Carnita; siblings, Anthony, Jason, Alexander, Shauntique, Angela, and Leara; grandchild, Oliver.
“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It is all the love you want to give but cannot. All of that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.” We grieve Adrianne Jones, a woman worth loving.