Charlene Tackett Jones, 89, of Olive Hill, entered into rest Saturday Sept. 24, 2016 at the Saint Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia.
Charlene was born March 3, 1927 in Soldier, to the late George "ED" and Dealie Williams Tackett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Jones, one son, Edwin Martin Jones, and one sister Rosalee McFarland. Mrs. Jones was also preceded in death by five brothers, Lonnie Tackett, Charles Tackett, Donnie Tackett, George Tackett, and Eugene Tackett and four infant siblings.
Charlene is survived by one daughter, Donna Jones of Rush; and one step-daughter Joan Buckler of Rush; three sons, James (Edith) Jones of Grayson, Wayne (Shelia) Jones of Olive Hill, Billy and the late Rebecca Jones of Nicholasville; and one step-son Gary (Gaye) Jones of Olive Hill.
Mrs. Jones is also survived by one sister, Ruth Jones of Richmond, Indiana; one brother, Dan E. "Buck" Tackett of Olive Hill; 10 grandchildren, nine great grand-children and a special spiritual son, Dewayne Parker along with a host of nieces nephews and other relatives and friends who will sadly mourn her passing.
Charlene was a seamstress by trade, working 44 years at the sewing factory in Olive Hill for many different companies with the majority of her employment being with Cowden Manufacturing.
Charlene was a Christian and a member of the Grahn Hill Freewill Baptist Church, she shared her faith and ministered to everyone she met. She enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends and thoroughly enjoyed her quilting. Charlene was also active and involved with the Grahn Community Center, spending many years and countless hours there helping in any way she could.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday Sept. 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Grahn Hill Freewill Baptist Church with brothers Bobby Day, Gary Sparks, and Jimmy Barker officiating. Burial followed in the Jones Family Cemetery. James Shannon Jones, Jacob Ray Jones, Richard Adam Jones, Travis Cundiff, Kyle Cundiff, and Charles "Buggy" Jordan will serve as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearer will be Dewayne Parker.
Visitation was Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 after 5 p.m. at the Duvall and Moore Funeral Home and Cremation Service 149 Whitt St. Olive Hill.
Friends also called after 9 a.m. until time of the service at the Grahn Hill Freewill Baptist Church.
The family requests that instead of flowers a donation be made to the Grahn Community Center Grahn, KY 41142 in memory of Charlene Jones.
Online condolonces can be sent at www.duvallandmoore.com
Published on October 11, 2016