2018-02-14 / Obituaries

Mary Lou Young Jones

Mary Lou Young Jones age 86, of 6281 Dirgie Mine Road, died Thursday morning, Feb. 8, 2018 at the Hock Family Pavilion.

Mrs. Jones was born Feb. 10, 1931 in Granville County, daughter of the late Willie Wells Young & the late Eulie Irene Jones Young and was wife of 23 years to the late Richard Thomas “Dick” Jones.  She was retired from Collins & Aikman Corp. and was a homemaker and a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and served on various committees.         

Surviving are three children, Lisa Jones Tuck & husband, Kenneth, Kirk Jones, Chuck Jones & wife, Wanda, two grandchildren, Rachel Jones & Andrew Jones. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Jones is preceded in death by four brothers, Shirley, Otis, Bill & Fred Young and two sisters, Annie Laura Brooks & Marian Critcher. 

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Olive Branch Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. Victor Blackwell and the Rev. Dave Cline.   Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Brian Brooks, Wayne Collie, Mike Duke, Winston Elliott, Scottie Poole, Emory Young & Jimmy Young.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 7588 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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