Mary Joetta Jones was born Jan. 18, 1942 in Levy County.
She passed away surrounded by her family April 10, 2014 in Port St. Joe at the age of 72.
Mary was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Franklin County.
She is survived by her children; Chris Howard (and wife, Teresa), Patricia Rickards (and husband, Joe), Sarah Estelle Smith (and husband, Bobby), Xuripha "Bunky" Jones (and spouse, Gerry); siblings, Bill Lolley (and wife, Joy), Frances Gainer (and husband, Chris), Lassiefene Boatwright (and husband, Roy), and Zula Young ( and husband, Holly); nine grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Bufford Jones; daughter, Mary Frances Creamer; and grandchildren, Joshua Cody and Kenneth Ray Howard.
Funeral services were held April 14 at United Baptist Church with burial in Eastpoint Cemetery. Rev. Bobby Shiver and Rev Ray Creamer officiated the services.
Kelley Funeral Home assisted the family in handling arrangements.