Mary Frances Hollingsworth Jones

Mary Frances Hollingsworth Jones

Funeral services for Mary Frances Hollingsworth Jones will be held at 2 P.M. , on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church In Newton with Bro. James Spencer and Bro. Lee Balliet officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5 P.M. - 8 P.M. at Newton County Funeral Home - South on Saturday, June 8, 2013, and on Sunday thirty minutes prior to the services at the church.

Newton County Funeral Home of Newton is in charge of arrangements, 601-635-3200.

Mrs. Jones, 91 of Newton, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Newton County, and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. She was employed at the Decatur Shirt Factory and retired from the Newton Company as a steam press operator. She enjoyed gardening, working in her flowers, and embroidering pillow cases.

Survivors include her children: Sarah "Sadie" Slattery, Jerry Jones, and William "Porky" Jones, all of Newton; and James Jones of Jackson; one sister: Ola Mae Amis of Decatur; four sister-in-laws: Doris Hollingsworth, Joyce Jones, Faye Boyd, and Beth (Bob) Willis, all of Newton; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Ray Jones; two sons: Willie Ray Jones of Jackson and Jimmy Dale Jones of Morton; her parents: J.O. & Vada Gresestt Hollingsworth; two brothers: Marshall Hollingsworth and Ed Hollingsworth.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Bounds, George Harris, Tim Jones, Ron Holsonback, Tony Adams, Chuck Little, and Paul Edwards.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Frank Leatherwood and all grandsons.

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