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Sarah Jones

February 10, 1934 ~ November 2, 2017 (age 83)

CLEVELAND - Sarah Dean McCain Jones, age 83, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday November 2, 2017 at the Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville, MS.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 PM at Morrison Chapel Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS.  Burial will follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Bro. John Thomas will officiate the services.

Sarah was born on February 10, 1934 to George and Susie(Bailey) McCain in Bolivar County, MS.  She attended Drew schools. Sarah worked at Baxter Healthcare for 16 years in Quality Control. She was a member of Morrison Chapel Baptist Church 40+ years where she was a member of the WMU. Sarah was a flea market enthusiast. Sarah loved her God, family, church, the Atlanta Braves, gospel music and her home.

Sarah was preceded in death by her parents,George and Susie McCain; her husband,Paul Jones, Jr.; her son, Jimmy Jones; her sisters, Ruth Jeanette Palmer and Virginia Anne Clardy; her brother, George McCain and son-in-law Jerry Creel.

Pallbearers will be Greg Jackson, Carl Norwood, Jackie Herbison, Michael Mounce, William “Bill” Avritt and Mark Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Phil Gillis, Richard Heffner, Jessie Palacious, George C. McCain, Mike McCain, Donald McCain, Chris McCain, Ted Ballard, James Reed Jones, Robert M. Jones and great-grandson Ethan King.

Sarah is survived by Daughter, LaNita Jones of Cleveland, MS,  Daughter, Paula Creel of Cleveland, MS;  Son, Robert C. “Bobby” Jones and wife Jane of Bossier City, LA;  Brother, Roy McCain and wife Joan of Drew, MS;  Sister, Rita Cole and husband Jim of Calhoun City, MS; 3 Grandchildren, Karen, Reed and Robert; 3 Great-grandchildren, Ethan, Emily and Ella; sister-in-law and special friend Annette McCain of Cleveland, MS; Daughter and son-in-law Beverly and Mark Williams of Cleveland, MS; the beloved Hudson, Waldrup and Palmer families as well as her numerous nieces and nephews who were so loved by their Aunt Deanie and her beloved church family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Morrison Chapel Baptist Church Youth Department 196 Morrison Chapel Road Cleveland, MS 38732.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at

 Service Information

Interment following funeral service
November 2, 2017

North Cleveland Cemetery
N Bayou Rd
Cleveland, MS 38732

November 4, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
3463 Hwy 8
Cleveland, Mississippi 38732

Funeral Service
November 5, 2017

2:00 PM
Morrison Chapel Baptist Church
196 Morrison Chapel Rd
Cleveland, MS 38732

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