Lucy Jones, 85, of Hayesville died Monday, July 1, 2013 at her residence. She was a native of Clay County, where she had lived most of her life. Lucy had worked 17 years for American Thread and Coats American. She was of the Baptist faith.
She was the daughter of the late Seth and Ola Hogsed Patterson and the wife of the late Robert Louis Jones, who died December 3, 2000. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Willma Lee Summerell; and a son, Amos Jones.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Johnson of Hayesville; two sons, Martin Jones of Hayesville and Tommy Jones of Topton; a sister, Jenette Parker of Hayesville; a half-sister, Leota Morgan of Hayesville; and nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 3 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville with the Rev. Eugene Freeman officiating. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne and Shea Fleming, Adam and Terry Henry, Cory Scroggs, and Mark Dingman.
The family received friends from 6-8 Tuesday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Lucy Jones to the Shooting Creek Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 1334, Hayesville, NC 28904.
Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.