From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Jones, Susie W.

(born: 1891  -  died: 1984) 

Born in Danville, KY, Susie Williams Jones served as the first president and vice-president of the United Council of Church Women in North Carolina between 1944 and 1946. She was chair of the Intercultural and Interracial Relations Committee of the Women's Division of Christian Service in the Methodist Church in 1944.

Jones' parents met when they were students at Berea College. Her husband, David Dallas Jones, was president of Bennett College for Women.

For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950; chapter 21, E. H. Wilson & S. Mullalley, "Esse quam videri: Susie Williams Jones," in Worlds of Difference: inequality in the aging experience, by E. P. Stoller & R. C. Gibson; read the transcript of  an oral history interview with Susie Jones (part of the Civil Rights Greensboro Digital Archive Project), 1978, by William Chafe at the Duke University website; and "Susie Williams Dies; integrated Junaluska," from the Greensboro News, 12/26/1984, p. 24, on the newspaper.com website.

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“Jones, Susie W.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 19, 2024, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/1203.

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