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Vivian  Jones
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Where it has pleased Almighty God to take out of this world the soul of our beloved sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Vivian Jones; we the family, humbly submit to His will for we know from Him we come and to Him we shall return.

On the 2nd of November 1950 Vivian Jones was born to the late Albert and Ira Bell Scruggs

Vivian was raised in Newark, New Jersey. She received her high school diploma from Arts High School, where she ran track and traveled to Mexico and abroad. She completed numerous track and field events winning numerous medals and trophies.

Vivian was an avid tennis player. Vivian was a member of the N.J. State Women’s Bowling Association, where she won numerous tournaments. Vivian attended Essex County College and majored in Design. She was a very talented artist.

Vivian worked at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company for many years. After deciding not to travel to Florida when the company relocated, Vivian worked at Western Electric. After leaving Western Electric, Vivian worked for FedEx from 1998 thru 2009.

Vivian leaves to mourn her passing: her only brother, “Pop”; three sisters, Vernel, Annah and Aqueelah; along with 12 nieces and nephews, 19 great nieces and nephews, 5 great-great nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Funeral Service




1:00 PM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Cemetery Details


Evergreen Cemetery

1137 North Broad Street
Hillside, NJ .


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