It is with a sad heart but a sense of peace that the family of Mary Evelyn Lee Jones of Columbus, formerly of Dawson, announce her passing. Mrs. Jones, 94, passed away at The Landings of Columbus on March 6, 2021.
Evelyn was born in Dawson on July 30, 1926. She was married to the late Robert Paul Jones and was the Registrar at Georgia Southwestern State University for many years. Crocheting was her favorite pastime.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Howard Lester Lee and Elline Bruner Lee. Much-loved surviving family members include her daughters, Marilyn Elaine Jones of Georgetown, Paula Jean Jones Blankenship of Columbus and Donna Lee Jones Morgan of Columbus; sister, Jean Ferguson; grandchildren, Donna Lynn Moore, Lance Fowler, Leisa Blankenship, Matt Morgan, Jody Blankenship and Clint Morgan; as well as several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Dawson. Pastor Jackie Williams will officiate.