Cynthia Youngblood Jones Of Milford, passed away Tuesday October 26, 2021 at Bayhealth Kent Campus. She was 75. Cynthia was born December 12, 1945 in Albany, GA, daughter of the late Marvin and Kathleen Youngblood. Mrs. Jones was employed as a school teacher, first in Albany, GA, then in Reno, NV and finally at home in Milford, DE. Although mom, taught for many years, her finest profession was as a homemaker. Cynthia and her husband “Skipper” were married for 48 ½ years. She was a loving wife, mother, and friend to many. She loved spending time with family and friends and could occasionally be talked into going shopping. She was a long-standing member of Avenue United Methodist Church and the Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She chaired numerous events throughout her lifetime, including the hospital fair. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Karl Chen. She is survived by her husband, David A Jones of Milford; a son, Benjamin A Jones of Milford; a son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Amy Jones of Milford; a brother and sister-in-law, Phil and Alicia of Houston, TX; a brother and sister-in-law, Kim and Ginny of Atlanta, GA; a sister-in-law Virginia Chen of Middletown, DE; three grandchildren: Landen Jones, Parsyn Jones, and Hutson Jones and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday October 30, 2021 at Avenue United Methodist Church at 12:30 pm. Burial will be private. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in her name to the “Auxiliary of Bayhealth Sussex Campus.” For more information, please visit Bayhealth.org/Foundation.
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