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Essex County Freeholder Lebby Jones

Funeral services set for Essex Freeholder

Lebby Jones died last week

By David Wildstein, January 14 2019 12:55 pm

Funeral services for Essex County Freeholder Lebby C. Jones will be held on Thursday, January 17 at the Franklin Saint John’s United Methodist Church in Newark.

Jones passed away on January 9 after an illness.

A viewing is set for 10 AM, followed by a service at 11 AM.

Jones was elected freeholder in 2014 and re-elected in 2017.  She served as an Irvington councilwoman from 1994 to 2014, and as a member of the Irvington Board of Education.  Jones spent 33 years as a teacher and guidance counselor and was a shop steward for the Newark Teachers Union.

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