Laura Genevieve Jones

Laura Genevieve Jones, 89, of Fruitland, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center.  Born in Fruitland, she was the daughter of the late William A. Pollitt and Laura E. Jones Pollitt.

Laura was a graduate of Salisbury High in 1945 and Berean Secretarial School in 1947.  She worked as an Accounts Payable Clerk for over 31 years for the Wicomico County Board of Education, retiring in 1990.  She was a faithful member of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church.

Laura is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 69 years, Franklin Wilfred Jones: a loving daughter, LaVerne F. Jones-Harmon of Fruitland; and 4 cherished children who were like her own, Vernon Pollitt of Philadelphia, PA, Keith (Alexis) Dashield of Fruitland, Linda (Jim) Wingard of Lebanon, KY, and Janet Dashield of Fruitland.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sisters, Anne Dashield and Lucy Pollitt; two brothers, William & Vernon Pollitt; and also, like a son, Timothy Bounds.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 am at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 205 N Division St. Fruitland, Maryland 21826 with Rev. Sheneatta Whittington officiating.  There will also be a visitation on Friday from 6-8pm at Mt. Calvary with an Eastern Star service at 7pm, and also on Saturday one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be at the church cemetery.

Contributions may be made in her memory to Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are in the care of Stewart Funeral Home by Holloway and Downey, 821 West Road, Salisbury, MD 21801.  Please visit to express condolences to the family.