MARTHA MAE JONES, age 77, of Livingston, Alabama, passed December 26, 2009 at her son's residence in Emelle, Alabama. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Emelle. Rev. John Powell, pastor, will deliver the eulogy. Interment follows in the adjacent Mt. Zion Cemetery. Mrs. Jones will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Friday evening (Jan.1, 2010) from 3-6:00 pm. at the Weatherly Chapel.
Those left to cherish precious memories are: three sons- Kary (Cal) Jones, Jr., Johnny (Willlie Mae) Jones of Emelle, Ala., and Jerry (Susie) Jones of Livingston, Ala., three daughters- Ruby Lee, Willie Lee and Patricia Jones, all of Boston, Mass; three brothers- Eddie (Ethel) DeGraffenreid of York, Ala., Thomas (Johnnie B.) DeGraffenreid, Poplarville, Miss., Walter (Norma) DeGraffenreid of Boston, Mass; two sisters- Bertha Mae Eason, Birmingham, Ala., and Hattie Lewis, Boston, Mass; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn DeGraffenreid of Boston, Mass. and Alice Horn of Maywood, Ill., twelve grandchildren; six great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.
Weatherly Funeral Home, York, Alabama, under the direction of Jacqueline S. Weatherly, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.