Samuel Edward Jones departed this life and went to be with his Lord and Saviour on March 21, 2016 at Corsica Hills Nursing Home in Centreville, MD at the age of 82.\n \n\n He was born September 7, 1933 in Lawrenceville, VA to the late Albert Edward Jones and Margaret Marie Watson. He was the second oldest of five children.\n \n\n Sam started working as a young child and built a great career with Guardian Tree Services in Rockville, MD. He enjoyed his job as a Tree Surgeon and retired after 30 plus years with that company.\n \n\n Sam transferred his discipleship from Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Baltimore, MD to Ezion Methodist Church where he served on the usher board under the leadership of Rev. Robert Brown. In 2009, he became a member of Chosen Generation under Bishop Arlene Taylor.\n \n\n Samuel and Florence met in 1992 while he lived in Arlington, VA. They wed in Holy Matrimony September 17, 1994 and he moved to Stevensville, MD. He loved her and his new family. In total they spent 23 years together. Sam enjoyed planting, gardening, Tiling and making things. He enjoyed fishing and riding his exercise bike. He liked watching old westerns and listening to the Bible on tape. Sam loved being a Pop Pop.\n \n\n He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, one brother, two step sons, one step daughter, one granddaughter and one great grandson.\n \n\n Samuel is survived by his wife, Florence Jones, three sons, William, Princess Anne, MD, James (Christine Adkins) and Joseph Fisher, Grasonville, MD; two daughters, Elizabeth Prior, Jessup, MD, Christine (George) Russell, Washington, DC; six grandchildren, Takia (Larry) Hughes, Reidsville, NC, Preda (Tyrell) Dunn, Brandywine, MD, Michael Jarman, Breanna Diggs, both of Baltimore, MD, Franklin and Louis Coney, Washington, DC; six great grandchildren, ShaQuara and Shyann Fisher, Reidsville, NC, Dominique Mendez-Lopez, Noah Randolph, Nathan and Christian Dunn, Brandywine, MD; two sisters in-law, Shirley Groce, Ridgely, MD, and Catherine Hutchins, Queenstown, MD; one brother in-law, Barney Hutchins and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; special friends, church family Chosen Generations, Bishop Arlene Taylor, pastor and good friend, Rev. Robert Brown, Donald Bush and Charlotte Benson.