Linda Evelyn Jones, 79, of the Beautancus community passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
She was the daughter of the late Ralph Alwood and Louise Miller Jones.
Jones loved the Lord with all her heart and attended Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church. She helped in the women’s ministries, especially with her talent to crochet prayer shawls. Not only could she crochet, but she was a very talented artist. She held a special gift for sketching and painting.
A service of remembrance was held graveside Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Jimmy Lassiter officiating.
Jones is survived by her children, Kris “Bump” Sutton and wife, Kristy of Mount Olive, Lindon Ray Sutton Jr. of Mount Olive, Daphne Swinson and husband, Mitchell of Mount Olive, Stephne Hope Sutton and Raeford Royal of Clinton, and Heather Lassiter and husband, Jimmy of Mount Olive; a sister, Nita Jackson of Beautancus; grandchildren, Dustin Swinson, Madeline Swinson, Jacob Sutton, Raychel Rhodes and husband, Blake, Mary Beth Barwick, Gabe Jernigan, Rayna Lassiter, Garett Sutton, Bailey Grace Sutton, and Sydnee Sutton; a great grandchild, Sutton Grace Rhodes niece, Gaye Brock and husband, Alan; great niece, Stacey Jackson Brock; great nephew, Dylan Jackson Franklin; and great nephews, John Allen Quinn and Jolen Langston.
A brother, Larry Jones and nephew, Wayne Jackson preceded her in death.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Women’s Ministries, 130 Ed Edmundson Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Jones family and online condolences may be made at www.shumate-faulk.com online.