Lucy Marie Jones
Mrs. Lucy Marie Jones, 93, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, passed away on January 13, 2021 at Bedford Monroe Hall.
Mrs. Jones was born August 13, 1927 in Hattiesburg, . She was the daughter of Mr. &. Mrs. J.H. Wood.
Mrs. Jones was a graduate of University of Southern Mississippi and was a lifelong fan of USM sports, the Atlanta Braves, and New Orleans Saints. She married Mr. Amos Jones in 1949 and had 2 children. They divorced in 1984.
Mrs. Jones and her mother, Mrs. Lucy Wood, owned and operated Woods House of Flowers in Hattiesburg for 40 years. Mrs. Jones was a lifelong member of Parkway Heights United Methodist Church and a member of the Wesley Club. Since retirement, she was a weekly volunteer at Forrest General Hospital. She enjoyed monthly luncheons with her fellow 1949 Hattiesburg High School graduates until 2019.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Mr. John H. Woods.
Survivors include a son, Mr. Alan Jones and wife Denine of Petal, MS; daughter, Diane Jones Stranahan and husband, Robert of Durham, NC; grandson, Jamie Jones of Richton, MS; granddaughter, Jenny Bennett of Picayune, MS, granddaughter, Lauren Stranahan of College Station, TX, granddaughter, Emily Stranahan of Asheville, NC and two great-granddaughters.
A private family graveside will be held at Roseland Park Cemetery. A celebration of life memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Parkway Heights Methodist Church or St. Jude Children's Hospital.