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Dynamic Georgia leader Rosemary Jones dies at 64

Rosemary Jones with LL Cool J (Photo Credit: Monica Morgan)

Rosemary Jones with LL Cool J (Photo credit: Monica Morgan)

Rosemary Jones, who was extremely active in the Atlanta community, died on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the age of 64.

Jones was the director of the Turner Broadcasting System Inc. supplier diversity program and was employed with the company for over 45 years. An energetic and passionate woman, she became involved with empowering Georgia’s entrepreneurs with The Edge Connection. She joined the organization’s advisory council following her completion of two terms on the board of directors and serving as chair of the development committee.

“Our organization and the whole metro Atlanta community was a better place because Rosemary was a part of it,” The Edge Connection expressed in a statement about Jones. “Our deepest condolences go out to her family.”

Jones’ wake will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27 starting at 7 p.m. at Gregory B Levett & Sons Funeral Home in Decatur, Georgia. On Friday, Aug. 28, there will be a celebration of life service beginning at 11 a.m. at the Green Forest Baptist Church. Afterward, the interment will be at the Lincoln Cemetery Inc.

Loved ones remembered Jones with kind words describing the characteristics she was most known for within each social setting she blessed with her presence.

“She was a breath of fresh air, always willing to support, provide direction and connect people,” her program schedule read.