Alease Booker


In His Image Ministries 119 South Franklin Boulevard, Pleasantville NJ US 08232 Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010, 09:00 am - 11:00 am


In His Image Ministries 119 South Franklin Boulevard, Pleasantville NJ US 08232 Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010, 11:00 am


Atlantic City Cemetery Pleasantville NJ US 08232 Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010

Obituary of Alease Isabel Booker

Alease Isabel Matthews Booker, of Pleasantville, New Jersey, departed this life on March 5, 2010, to live with her heavenly Father. Alease was born in Prospect, Virginia, born the youngest of eight children on March 22, 1913, to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Washington) Matthews. Alease attended the local Peaks School At an early age, she was baptized at the Peaks Baptist Church, where she always attended on her visits back to Virginia. As a young lady, she worked in Virginia at various restaurants as a cook. Alease lived and worked in Chicago, Illinois for the New York Central Railroad. She moved to Atlantic City in 1959, where she worked at various hotels in the pantry and retired from the Holiday Inn in 1978. Alease joined Second Baptist Church under the ministry of Reverend Isaac S. Cole. In 1975, Alease, along with her daughters, Catherine and Mary, began the Washington/Matthews Family Reunion. Alease never missed any of them. She also traveled on family trips to Virginia, Chicago and Florida, sending flowers and fruit baskets to family members during their time of bereavement. A generous person, she always gave whatever was needed to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Alease was predeceaed by her parents, four brothers, three sisters, two sons-in-law, three daughters-in-law, and two husbands. She leaves to celebrate her memories, her loving children; four sons, Willie H. Jones, Prospect, Virginia, James Walter Jones of Chicago, Illinois, Gassie Thomas (Billy) Jones and Cornelius Conrad (CB) Booker, both of Atlantic City, and two daughters, Catherine Miles and Mary Bannister of Pleasantville. "Grandma", "Granny", "Gran", "Great Grandma", "Granny Gran" will be missed by her four generations of grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and her two best friends, Gertrude (Gertie)Wright and Beverly Blanco.
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