CLEVELAND - Carol Sue Jones, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at her home.
Visitation will be held Thursday February 22nd from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Cleveland Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Lehrton Cemetery. Rev. Greg Chamblee will officiate the services.
Carol Sue was born on September 2, 1945 to Dave and Mattie(Skinner) Jones in Dockery, MS. She lived there all of her life. Carol Sue graduated from Linn High School in 1963 and then attended Mississippi Delta Community College and Delta State University. She went to work for Bell South as a meter maid and operator. She was the first female to climb telephone poles with BellSouth. Carol Sue was a member of Dockery Baptist Church. She loved gardening, spending time with nieces and nephews as well as cooking and reading. She enjoyed her time as being the receptionist and greeter at ProTech. Carol Sue was a caregiver to many of her family members.
Carol Sue was preceded in death by her parents; Dave Alonzo and Mattie Mae Jones, her brothers; Jack Jones, Robert Louis Jones and Dave Jones, Jr., Bernie Bailey "BB" Jones, Cecil C. "Buddy" Jones, her sisters; Martha Jane Pate, Frances Prewitt, Dorothy Jones Pate and Betty Jean Malatesta.
Carol Sue is survived by her Nephew whom she raised, Tony (Kathy) Jones of Cleveland, MS; Sister, Linda (Larry) Jefcoat of Cleveland, MS; Sister, JoAnn Silverblat of New Orleans, LA. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
Pallbearers will be Dane Jones, Kelvin Sumner, Kurt Sumner, Bernie Jones, Oliver "Coot" Jones and Robert Jones, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Haney, Galen Givens, Leon Weeks, Clarence Mallette and Kenny Ray Mallette.
Memorials may be made to Dockery Baptist Church PO Box 370 Cleveland, MS 38732 or Relay for Life 13 Bethany Church Rd. Merigold, MS 38759.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.