Mrs. Winnie Lee Jones O’Neal, 101 of Wiggins, went to be with Jesus on Sat., April 5, 2014 in Hattiesburg.
On Nov. 27, 1912, God sent an angel to live among us, to share love and be a witness for him. He blessed her with health and long life and a loving family around her. She was an inspiration to all she came in contact. She met and married Carman O’Neal in January 1938 and was blessed with five children, Frank Edward (Mary) O’Neal of Moss Point, Catherine (C.H.) Fore of McHenry, Maredith Parker of Moss Point, B. Noal “Tic” (Margaret) O’Neal of Hattiesburg and Christine (Robert) Martin of Purvis.
She was also blessed with 10 grandchildren of whom she contributed a lot in their lives and she has been blessed with 16 great grandchildren of whom she has been a part of their lives. She was very active in her church and Sunday school at First Baptist Church in Wiggins. She was a charter member of Tuxachena Baptist Church in McHenry. She was looking forward to her great, great grandson that is due in a few weeks.
Her husband, mother, father, five brothers, one sister, and one grandson preceded her in death.
She is survived by one sister, Annie Rose (Ottice) Moore of Wiggins and a large number of nieces and nephews.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends as well as crocheting hats and headbands. She will be missed by all.
Funeral services were held Tues., April 8, at First Baptist Church in Wiggins. Interment followed in Paramount Church Cemetery, Wiggins.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made to a favorite charity of church.
Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins was in charge of arrangements.
Memories may be shared at www.moorefuneralservices.com