12/01/05 — JESSIE H. JONES

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June 3, 1922 - Nov. 28, 2005

Jessie Huntsinger Jones, 83, of 212 Forrest Circle, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday surrounded by her loving family.

She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Asheville, N.C., where she was active until poor health required a move to Goldsboro to be near family.

She was born June 3, 1922, to the late Lawrence and Hattie Rice Huntsinger. Jessie married the love of her life, John Paul Jones, on February 9, 1942, and shared 63 wonderful years. To this union was born two daughters and one son: Linda Clark; Joyce Sizemore and husband, Mike; and Roger Jones, all of Goldsboro She is survived by six grandchildren, Jeff Laster and wife, Sandy, of Pikeville, Stephen Sizemore and wife, Connie, of Hayesville, Bryan Sizemore and wife, Jennifer, of Fairview; seven great-grandchildren, Randy and Robby Laster; Colby, Sarah and Lacee Sizemore; Ashley Osborn; and Courtney Sizmore; two brothers, Edward Huntsinger and wife, Margaret, of Leicester, Carl Huntsinger and wife, Janice, of Black Mountain, N.C.; brother-in-law, Mont Jones, and sister-in-law, Fina Whitener, both of Leicester; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Dena Becker.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Evelyn Huntsinger; Vauldie Huntsinger Jones Kalbaugh and Carrie Huntsinger Sands, and one stepbrother, Earl Taylor.

Mrs. Jones will lie in state at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home on Friday, December 2nd. The family will receive friends at the home at 212 Forrest Circle from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday, December 2nd.

Funeral services will be held at Temple Baptist Church, 9851/2 Patton Ave., Asheville, N.C., on Sunday, December 4th at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Interment will be at Bell United Methodist Church Cemetery in Leicester, N.C.

Flowers are welcome; however, donations in her memory may be made to the missions program of Temple Baptist Church, 9851/2 Patton Ave., Asheville, N.C., 28806; or 3HC, Home, Health & Hospice of Wayne County, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on December 1, 2005 1:57 PM