Bernice E. Jones

Published 6:25 pm Sunday, November 30, 2014

EMPORIA—Bernice Edwards Jones, 95, passed away on Nov. 28, 2014.

She was a daughter of the late James Dayton and Bettie Sue Vick Edwards, and was predeceased by her husband, F. Lawrence Jones. She was also predeceased by a sister, Lucille Hood, and a brother James Edwards.

Mrs. Jones was a loving wife, mother and “Granny.” Her kind spirit and her warm heart will always be remembered.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Betty Britt (Sam) of Franklin, and Pamela Grizzard of Emporia; nine grandchildren, Courtney Worrall, Jewel Grizzard, Sarah Grizzard, Noah Grizzard, Hannah Anderson, Mary Jones, Margaret Grizzard, John Gregory and Scott Gregory; and five great-grandchildren, Charity Kinsinger, Marley Grizzard, Wyatt Anderson, Zachary Grizzard and Clay Anderson.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Boykins United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michael Baugham and the Rev. Steve Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at Beechwood Cemetery. Visitation will follow after the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Boykins United Methodist Church, Boykins, or Monumental United Methodist Church, Emporia.