2009-05-21 / Obituaries


Glendora Fay Jones, 81, of Dixons Mills died May 10, 2009 at her residence.

She was born Feb. 15, 1928 in Sweet Water. She was a member of Wayne Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, William Henry Jones Jr., Dixons Mills; one son, Charles Alex "Bull" Jones, Dixons Mills; four daughters, Sharon Jones (Mike) Norris, Jean (David) Sheffield, Melissa (Jack) Strickland, Rebecca J. (Mike) Sheffield, all of Dixons Mills; one daughter-in-law, Gloria Glass Henson, Dixons Mills; 20 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Julian Paul Glass, two brothers, Sam Houston Shumate, James Robert Shumate and a sister, Ora Dean Collins.

The service was May 13 at 10 a.m. with Revs. Scott Jones and Lister Hill officiating. Burial was in the Glass Family Cemetery in Dixons Mills. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Julian Paul "Rusty" Glass Jr., Daniel Wayne Glass, James Thomas Glass, William Michael Norris, Joseph Ray Norris, Joshua Houston Norris, John Caleb Norris, Jesse Rial Norris, John Cristian Freeman, Adam Wade Sheffield, William Waylon Westbrook, Cody Barrett Sheffield and Torey Alex Jones.


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