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Flora Cox Jones, Taylor County, KY, (1924-2012)

She was a native of McCreary County, KY, and the matriarch of a large, highly respected Taylor County, KY family. She leaves 39 direct living descendants. She was a devoted mother and homemaker. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Taylor Ridge Baptist Church

Flora Cox Jones, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, has gone to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 5:35pmET, from Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 2pmET/1pmCT, Monday, September 10, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. James Jones. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W. Main Street, Campbellsville. Visitation is after 12pm noon ET/11amCT, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Grandsons

Flora Cox Jones, Taylor County, KY, (1924-2012)

Flora Cox Jones was the daughter of the late Rev. Levi Cox and Mary Elizabeth Stephens Cox. She was born Wednesday, March 26, 1924, in McCreary County, KY. She died Thursday, September 6, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 88 years, 5 months, and 11 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Taylor Ridge Baptist Church.

She was a devoted mother and homemaker.

She united in marriage to Charlie Powell, who preceded her in death. Then later married Nelson Jones, who also preceded her in death.

She is survived by the following:
  • Six daughters: Ruth Dotson and husband, Ken, Sr. and Penny Jones, all of Campbellsville, KY; Freda Roberts and husband, Boyd and Sue Watson of McCreary County, KY; Nancy Tharp and husband, Jonathan of Indiana; and Lisa Osborne and husband, Mike of Elizabethtown, KY

  • Fourteen grandchildren

  • Fourteen great grandchildren

  • Five great great grandchildren

  • Three sisters: Mary Worley and Evelyn Newton of Indiana and Rosa Waters of McCreary County, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Sonny Watson; two grandsons: Ken Dotson, Jr. August 20, 2011 and Michael Dotson in infancy and three brothers and four sisters: Fred Cox, Elmer Cox, James Leslie Cox, Nora Perry, Dora Sumner, Lora Cox and Margaret Cox.

Send a condolence to the family of Flora Cox Jones

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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