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Bonita Woods Jones

October 4, 1964 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 57)

Obituary

Our beloved sister and aunt, Bonita Woods Jones, 57, transitioned to her home in heaven on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. 
Born October 4, 1964, in Asheville, NC, Bonita was the daughter of the late Darnell Woods and Sarah Logan Woods. She is most fondly remembered as an ambassador for Christ, and for her love for missions, teaching, music, and the arts. 

Bonita is a graduate of Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem, NC. She attended college at UNG-Chapel Hill and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Salem College,  Winston-Salem. Bonita gave her life to Christ in 1997 and in 2002 graduated from Spirit Life Bible College, Irvine, CA. She served eight years as a missionary in Guatemala and Jakarta, Indonesia. She taught high school English and is credited with starting the performing arts program at Morning Star Academy in Jakarta. 

In 2009, Bonita returned to the United States to care for her mother until she passed in 2010. Bonita reunited with her high school sweetheart, Terry Jones, and they married in 2013. Bonita returned to Winston-Salem and faithfully served in ministry at Praise Assembly Church and also taught elementary students at Quality Education Academy. She moved to Charlotte, 
NC in 2019 and taught 4th and 5th grade students at Victory Christian Center School until her transition home. 

Surviving family members include sisters, Carmelita Marrow (Dennis), Roswell GA and Waunea Morrison (Bryant), Charlotte, NC; brother, Darnell Woods, II, Charlotte, NC; nieces, Shani Marrow, Marietta, GA and Melissa McGee (James), Smyrna, GA; nephew,  Akil Marrow, Atlanta, GA; uncles, John Woods, and Charles Frederick Woods, Asheville; aunts, Helen Horne, Baltimore MD, Gloria Logan of Washington, DC and Carolyn Johnson (Eric), Durham, NC;  and a host of cousins. 

A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Violet Hill Cemetery.  There will be no public viewing.

Contributions in Bonita's honor may be received:  https://gofund.me/c06cd492

 

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Services

Graveside Service
Wednesday
October 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Violet Hill Cemetery
Hazel Mill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806

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