Mary Ann Eason was born in Candler County to the late Daisy Pearl and Dean Eason, Sr. on August 23, 1953. She attended the public schools of Tattnall County. Mary Ann was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church of Cobbtown. For many years she was employed as a seamstress at Metter Manufacturing Company.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: her husband, Andrew Jones, Sr. of Metter; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Dean Eason, and Andrew Jones, Jr. and Carla Jones all of Metter; one daughter, Tijuana Jones of Metter; five sisters, Evalina Gay of Reidsville, GA, Margret Hughes, Stillmore, GA, Barbara Ann Walker, Glennell Eason and Tammy Gay all of Metter, GA.