Hilda Brayboy Jones

Hilda Brayboy Jones

Hilda Brayboy Jones
December 12, 1938 – January 12, 2018

Hilda Brayboy Jones, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Friday with her family surrounding her. She was born in Robeson County to the late Chester Arthur & Lorener Jacobs Brayboy. She worked for Champion & Mortex. She loved her flowers, being involved with her church family, enjoyed serving, and many thought she was the inventor of the Arnold Palmer Drink. She was preceded in death by siblings; Gene, Libby, & Chester, Jr and her son-in-law, Gene Lambert.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Charles Thomas Jones of the home, Audrey J. McSwain (Al) of Zebulon, Jennifer J. Lambert of Knightdale, Selena J. Veazey (Ronny) of Wendell, Mary J. Newsome of Wendell, Carolyn Jones of Wendell, Charles David Jones (Kim) of Clayton, siblings; Jerry Brayboy (Connie) of Zebulon, Lois Brayboy of Knightdale, grandchildren; Philip (Megan), Chad (Jamie), Grant (Libby), Josh (Jenn), Amaret (Miguel), Justin (Ashley), Brandon, Kodi, Chase, Connor, & Sherry and 14 great grandchildren.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church, c/o Hilda Jones Memorial Choir Room.

Funeral service 2 pm, Monday, Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church, 16657 Buffalo Rd., Wendell, NC 27591, with visitation from 12-2 pm, prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Matthew Chavis Posted January 13, 2018 2:14 pm

    I’m very sorry to hear about the passing of my Aunt Hilda. I pray that God comforts the family in their time of need. Love you guys

  • Denise Cobb Sanderson Posted January 13, 2018 2:19 pm

    Please accept my sympathy in the passing of your mother.

  • Brenda Owens Haney Posted January 13, 2018 4:28 pm

    So very sorry for your family’s loss. Prayers for comfort and peace.

  • Cathy Richardson Posted January 13, 2018 5:16 pm

    Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.Always remember and cherish the memories she brought to you all .
    Kenneth & Diane Richardson

  • Judy E. Bunn Posted January 13, 2018 10:06 pm

    Sharing my heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your beloved one. Praying that God will give each added strength during this time of sorrow n days ahead. God bless each one.

  • Joan Allen Tippett Posted January 14, 2018 5:39 am

    Lois, Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your sister. May God grant you and her entire family peace and comfort. Your classmates are here for you. Condolences from the Wakelon High School class of 1962.

  • Judy Raybon Posted January 14, 2018 5:45 am

    Sorry for your loss , she is now at rest with the angel band a life well lived

  • Lynn Williams Posted January 14, 2018 8:26 am

    Selena my prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. Although the pain never goes away it gets easier to bear.

  • Karen (Mogensen) Gray Posted January 14, 2018 9:35 am

    Selena, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother.

  • Dee Anne (Medlin)Difranco Posted January 14, 2018 4:28 pm

    David and Kim,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go through this difficult time.

  • Ralph, Kenya, ZaQuara, and Alysa Posted January 14, 2018 7:10 pm

    May God bless and keep your family uplifted in this time. Take comfort in knowing she is at peace now and resting in his arms. The Dent Family (neighbors)

  • Marlene Newbauer Posted January 14, 2018 7:12 pm

    Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife and mother.
    She was a sweet, kind woman.

  • JILL SCHAUT Posted January 15, 2018 7:42 am

    Carolyn…I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. RIP Hilda!

  • Tami Robinson Posted January 15, 2018 9:43 am

    Selena I’m sorry for your loss of your mother. I know it’s hard. Cherish the memories. Praying for for you and your family.

  • Mike & Dana Hinton Posted January 15, 2018 5:39 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. We will be praying you and your family during these difficult day.

  • Michelle Edwards-Grady Posted January 18, 2018 5:50 pm

    I know your hearts are broken. I will forever remember her as part of an endless love story of my young life. You are truly in my thoughts and prayers .

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