Edith H. Jones

Jones, Edith H. obit photoWaynesboro, GA – Edith H. Jones, 98, died peacefully at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, Georgia on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

She was born in Lohn, Texas on January 3, 1919 to Sterling Ernest Huie and Rena Lohn Huie. Mrs. Jones was a direct descendant of a pioneer family that founded the Lohn community and lived there until her marriage to George Warren Jones in 1940. She resided in Brady, TX until 2011 when she moved to Georgia to be closer to family. A professional woman, she served as the office manager/secretary of the McCulloch County Farm Bureau for 40 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, John Huie, and husband of 53 years, Warren, and is survived by son George W. Jones (Kaye) of Waynesboro, GA, grandsons Brandon Jones (Carlie) of Atlanta, GA and Joshua Jones (Tina) of Frederick, MD, great-grandson Jackson, great-granddaughters Kaya and Aubrey, sister-in-law Jewell Jones of Brady, TX, and numerous nephews and nieces.

A Memorial Service will be held Monday, June 26 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, Georgia with visitation at 10:00 AM.

Final interment will be in the Lohn Family Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 420, Waynesboro, GA 30830 or Ogeechee Area Hospice, PO Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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