Edith P. Jones, age 86, of Pine Knot, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.
Mrs. Jones had worked as a supervisor at McCreary Manufacturing for over 30 years. She was a member of the Pine Knot United Baptist Church. She loved working in her flowers, enjoyed quilting, cleaning, cooking and canning, especially jams and jellies. She truly enjoyed spending time with her family who considered her to be one of the greatest women in the world.
Mrs. Jones was born February 9, 1929, to the late Allen and Nora (Strunk) King. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter Karen Colleen Jones, two sons: Larry Elvis Jones and Phillip Gary Jones, three brothers: Clarence King, Kenneth King and Maynard King and four sisters: Blanch King, Ophia King, Pearl King Ball and Clara King Trammell.
Surviving family include her husband of 69 years, Leamon Jones of Pine Knot, a son Leamon Jones, Jr. (wife Colleen) of Rice, Washington, and Victoria Ann Jones of Pine Knot, two brothers: Paul King of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Allen “A.J.” King of Green Lakes, Michigan, a sister Betty Sue King Ellis of Pine Knot, eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.
Funeral services Thursday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Seabolt and Bro. James Lay officiating.
Burial at the Pine Knot Cemetery.
Visitation Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pall Bearers: Kenny Trammell, Donald Daugherty, Todd Jones, Stephen Vanover, Brian Warren, Clayton Heitfield
Honorary Pall Bearers: Leamon Jones, Jr., Wesley Vanover, Brooks Warren, Keenan Vanover, Ethan Warren.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Edith Jones with funeral arrangements.