Cora Jones, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 15.
Jones was born on February 18, 1937 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Jones was preceded in death by her son, Lester Carter.
She is survived by her children, Geraldine Melvin, Jeanette Carter, Charlene Carter, Priscilla Montgomery and Mark Hickson; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Disposition took place at St. Michael Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.