Helen Louise Jones, 88, of Paducah, Ky., passed away at 9:29 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at her residence.
She was retired from Blackhawk Bakery and Claussner Hosiery Mill. Helen attended Hardmoney Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Marcia Jones Gleeson and husband, Bobby of Paducah, Ky.; her son, Darrell C. Jones and wife, Sherry of Paducah, Ky.; her grandchildren, Heather Jones Rushing and husband, Brandon of Paducah, Ky., Jessica Jones Nanney and husband, Ben of Bells, Tenn., Katherine Gleeson Sadler and husband, Kyle of Paducah, Ky., Lauren Gleeson Holland and husband, Joseph of Melber, Ky.; her great-grandchildren, Dixie Cissell, Curk Holland, Raelee Holland, Carley Rushing and Makenzie Wallace, and several nieces and nephews.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Rudy F. Jones; and two brothers. Her parents were James Curtis Thompson and Effie Mae Dunaway Thompson.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Mr. Riley Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hardmoney Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Sunny Slope Church of Christ, 6670 Old Mayfield Rd., Paducah, KY 42003 or to the New Life Baptist Church of Paducah, 120 Strathmoor Blvd., Paducah, KY 42001 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.