Barbara S. Jones

Published 12:44 pm Friday, December 29, 2023

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FRANKLIN – Barbara Story “Bobbie Jo” Jones, 47, passed away on Dec. 28, 2023 in her home.

Barbara received a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Chowan University and was a hairstylist. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, taking care of people and loved all animals. She was a member of Barnes United Methodist Church.

Barbara S. Jones

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Randolph “Rabbit” Jones Jr.; her mother, Barbara Edwards Story; her brother, Lawrence B. “Larry” Story Jr. and his girlfriend, Meagan Ewing; her close cousins, Mary Katherine King and husband Alan King and their children, Eva and Sybbie King, Tracy Story Brooks, Carl Story, Gary Benton, Joy Lambert and an uncle, Billy Mawyer. She was predeceased by her father, Lawrence Benjamin Story Sr.; her special grandparents, Rufus Edwards “Pappy” Story and Lizzie Hill “Mammy” Story; her uncle, Edward C. “Man” Story and his wife, Paige Powell Story; and her aunt, Diane Story Mawyer.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2 in Wright Funeral Home with Pastor Drew Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery in Newsoms. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home and suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society.