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Date of Passing: Jan 10, 2022

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It is with great sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of Dr. Beryle Jones, on January 10, 2022, at the age of 85.
She will be dearly missed by her son Courtney; granddaughter Felicia; brother Gladstone; sister Norma; sister-in-law Eslin; niece Blueate; and other family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Stanford Jones and Ruby McDonald; and also her brother Professor Edwin Jones.
Dr. Beryle Jones was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1936 and moved to Canada in 1963. She was a dedicated educator in the province of Manitoba and she also served on many steering committees. As an educator, she taught at a few high schools, taught Aboriginal students in northern Manitoba through the Inter-University Northern Program, lectured at the University of Winnipeg in the Bachelor of Education program, and was also Sectional Instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. As a committee member, she was involved in the Congress of Black Women of Canada, where she addressed social issues affecting women of colour and their families. She was a founding member and first president of the Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba, where she helped women who were encountering difficulties in getting their qualifications accepted within the Canadian system.
We would like to thank the entire staff at, Actionmarguerite Saint-Boniface especially those in unit 4AB, for their care and compassion.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. Viewing will be held prior to service at 1:00 p.m. Family and friends wishing to attend virtually, may do so at:
Due to COVID restrictions, pre-registration is required to attend, so please call 204-269-8719.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to The Alzheimer Society is recommended.

Rest in peace mom
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 22, 2022

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Dearest Loved Ones of Dr. Beryl Jones, We would like to extend our deepest condolences and honour the legacy of our dear founding sister and Past President Dr. Beryl Jones. Praying for strength and comfort. May fond memories of her bring smiles and joy during these difficult times. With sympathy, Daniella Archer, Social Director On behalf of President Kenny Daodu and the members of the COBW - Posted by: Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc. (Sisters) on: Jan 26, 2022

  • Miss Jones was my grade 9 teacher at John Gunn in Transcona. She was a strict but very fair teacher and I definitely learnt the most from her. She truly was an awesome teacher. RIP Miss Jones. Condolences to her family and friends. - Posted by: Arlene Whyte (Former student) on: Jan 22, 2022

  • Miss Jones was my grade 9 English teacher. Although she was strict, I must say that of all my teachers I learnt the most from her. An absolutely amazing teacher. RIP Miss Jones Condolences to her family. - Posted by: Arlenewhyte (Former student) on: Jan 22, 2022

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