Sue Jones

Mrs. Sue Jones age 80, passed away Monday March 9, 2020 at UMMC in Jackson, MS. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday March 14, 2020 at Ephesus Baptist Church with a visitation at 10:00 AM and service at 11:00 AM. Dr. Kevin L. Jones officiated with Joyce Everett as organist and Karen Park Smiley as soloist.

Mrs. Jones resided in the Ringgold community since 1958. She was Baptist by faith and a member of Ephesus Baptist Church. She was a 1958 graduate of Forest High School and then attended Carthage Beauty School. She worked a number of years as a self-employed hairdresser and then became a teacher’s assistant at Scott Central Elementary and Forest Elementary Schools. She was a member of the DAR and in earlier years a member of the Ringgold Homemakers Club. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society. She was an avid reader and loved to sew.

She is preceded in death by her parents U.Z. Park and Estelle Holt Park; two brothers, David Park and Joe Park. She is survived by her Husband of 62 years, Virgil T. Jones of Forest, MS; two daughters, Caroline Gatling (Jody) of Vicksburg, MS, Sharmon Wichman (John) of Hattiesburg, MS; son, Jimmy Jones (Debbie) of Forest, MS; sister, Mary Thompson of Lake, MS; brother, James Park of Forest, MS; six grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Ephesus Baptist Church.

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