Biography: Ms. Essie Lee "Gallie" Jones was born on December 18, 1941 to the late Namon and Essie Keith Jones. On March 1, 2018 she departed this earthly life in her beloved Harlem Hospital.
She was educated in the public school of Florence County known as Gibbs High School. She relocated to New York, New York and gained employment at Harlem Hospital for over 20 years. Essie Lee was an excellent dancer and loved her children and her family. Essie Lee was very active and enjoyed different senior events after she retired.
We honor her two brothers who have moved from this earthly home before her. Namon Jones and Lull Jerome Jones known as LJ,
She leaves to cherish her memories: two beloved sons, Roy Jerome Jones of New York, and Michael (Terri) Jones of Florence, South Carolina; two brothers, Leroy(Thelma) Jones of New York and Willie Cleo Jones of Pamplico, South Carolina; four beautiful grandchildren; Michael Gordon, Raedessa Monique (Ezekiel) Scott, Rashaun Marcus Chapman and Royal Princess Jones; two awesome great grandchildren, Cameron Scott and Caliah Scott; one special sister in law, Thelma Jones; a special friend, Elnora Kelly and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Essie Lee loved her Harlem Hospital family and her Harlem community were she has resided for over fifty years.