Deborah Cole Jones

March 14, 1958 - August 23, 2016
Deborah Cole Jones

Deborah Cole Jones (Debbie), age 58 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Debbie was born in Elizabethtown, NC on March 14, 1958. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bille Cole Winebar and father, John Elwood Cole, and her sister, Johnnie Cole Nitschke.

Debbie is survived by her husband of 41 years, Eddie Jones; sisters, Sue Guyton (Dural), Carol Davis, Mary Cole (Burrell Ladd), and Doxiene Smith (Randy), brother-in-law, Ozzie Nitschke, several nieces and nephews and extended family members.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 Thursday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be held 11 am Friday, August 26, 2016 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Dodd Mays. Burial will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

God took her home, it was His will but in our hearts she liveth still.

Please honor the memory of Debbie with a memorial contribution to the New Hanover Humane Society by visiting or to the charity of choice.

Share memories and condolences with the family at

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403  910.791.9099.

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  • August 24, 2016
    David & Paula Edwards (BDI) says:
    So sorry for your loss our Prayers are with you Eddie and your family may God wrap his loving arms around you.

  • August 24, 2016
    Mike and Staffie Webster says:
    Eddie, Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  • August 25, 2016
    ByronThigpenSr says:
    So sorry Eddie for your loss

  • August 25, 2016
    Allyson Stanley Lawrence says:
    I will miss Debbie and her kindness to me. Eddie, my condolences to you. She loved you dearly!

  • August 25, 2016
    Susan Clark says:
    Eddie I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers.