Tuesday, May 9, 1967, McCreary County Record
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Eddie Thomas Jones

Eddie Thomas Jones
, 70, Marion, Indiana, former resident of McCreary County, died May 2, in a rest home in Indiana, terminating a prolonged Illness. The body was returned to Hickman Funeral Home for burial. He was born June 8, 1897 in Wayne County and was a son of the late General Jones and Etta Morrow Jones. He moved to Indiana from Whitley City eighteen years ago. Survivors are six sons, Homer Jones, Whitley City; George Jones, Matthew, Ind.; Chester Jones, Dayton, Ohio; Floyd Jones, Marion, Ind; Jim Jones, Jonesboro, Ind., one daughter, Mrs. Retha Hawkins, Marion, Ind., and two sisters, Mrs. Jane Flynn, Marion, Ind., and Mrs. Mary Worley, Route 1, Stearns. Funeral services were held from the Zion Baptist Church, Keno at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. Jason Flynn officiating. Burial was in the Keno Cemetery.

Tuesday, September 4, 1979, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Effie Jones
, 49, Rt. 1, Stearns, died Aug. 27 at her home following an illness of months. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Wolfe Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Herbert "Bud" Perry and the Rev. Robert Jones officiating. burial was in Sammy New Cemetery./  Born Aug. 20, 1930, in McCreary County to the late Nim and Cora Dunagan Watters, she was married to Fred Jones, who also preceded her in death. she had lived here for years and was a housewife./  She is survived by seven children; Lawrence, Clyde, Stanley, Ardell and Carl Jones, all of Rt. 1, Stearns; Viola Maxwell and Christine Jones, Norwood, Ohio; three grandchildren; four brothers, Ray Watters, Rt. 1, Stearns; Jim Watters, Amherst, Ohio, James Watters, Logansport, Ind., Speedy Watters, Weatherford, Texas; four sisters, Etna Watters and Etta Hill, Rt. 1, Stearns, Easter Keene, Mooresville, Ind., and Bonnie Morris, Weatherford, Texas./  Hickman funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  

Tuesday, July 20, 1976, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Fred A. Jones
, 48, husband of Effie Watters of Stearns died July 13 at home./  A native of Wayne County he was born September 24, 1927 to the late Harrison and Lou Whitehead Jones. He was a lifelong resident of McCreary County and a retired coal miner. Survivors besides his wife include seven children. Viola Maxwell, Norwood, Ohio, Christine Jones, Batana, Ohio, Lawrence Jones, Sidney, Ohio, Clyde, Stanley, Ardell and Carl Jones of Stearns. Four sisters, Zella Moore, Hamilton, Ohio, Irene Tucker, Columbus, Ohio, Viola Isaacs and Ruth Jones of Cincinnati and one brother Thomas Jones, Cincinnati; one daughter Imogene Jones preceded him in death./  Funeral services were held July 15 at the Wolfe Ridge Baptist Church by the Rev. Chester Stephens and Herbert "Bud" Perry. Burial was in the Sammy New Cemetery./ Funeral arrangements were handled by the Hickman Funeral Home.  

Tuesday, November 2, 1971, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Gertie Jones

Mrs. Gertie Jones
, 69, Whitley City, died October 26 in Danville. She had been ill for two years.  Mrs. Jones was born on May 29, 1902, in Whitley County, the daughter of Will Hill and Nannie Foster Hill, both deceased.  Survivors are her husband, Willie Jones of Whitley City; three daughters, Mrs. Zora Jones of Whitley City, and Mrs. Clara Filyou and Mrs. Grace Ferguson, both of Harriman, Tenn.; three sons, Junior Jones of Whitley City, George Jones of Harriman, Tenn., and Arlie Hill of Hill Top; two brothers, Lewis and Elmer Hill, and a sister, Pinkie Ross, all of McCreary County.  Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 27, at 2 o'clock in Hickman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Levi Cox and Rev. Ernest Perry officiating. Burial was in Nancy Grave Cemetery. Hickman Funeral Home was in charge.


Tuesday, February 7, 1956, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

, 55 years old, died at the Scott County, Tenn. Hospital on February 2. Mr. Jones was a resident of the Hill Top community. He joined the Zion Baptist Church in Wayne County at the age of 18 years and remained a member of that church until his death. He was a member of Orie S. Ware Lodge, Masonic Lodge in Stearns.
     Funeral services were held at the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church, Smithtown, Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. K. M. Matthews of Henderson, Kentucky and the Rev. Clark Stephens in charge.
     Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ester Keith Jones; three sons, Haskel of Covington, Kenneth, a member of the U. S. Armed Forces, stationed at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D. C., and Alton, of Hill Top; three daughters, Vienna, a student at Barren Springs, Mich., Betty Sue, a student in Fletcher, N. C., and Ova Carroll, Hill Top. Other survivors are his father, Willie Jones, Delta; brothers Schyler, Marion, Ind., Oscar, Newport, and Walter C. at Hill Top; three sisters. Mrs. Clara Brewster, Newport, Mrs. Mary Mayfield, Marion, Ind., and Mrs. Laura Inman, Fields, Ky.
     Burial was in Hickman Cemetery with the Orie S. Ware Masonic Lodge in charge.

Tuesday, June 2, 1970, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Lou Verna Jones

Lou Verna Jones
, 86, of Hill Top, Kentucky died Sunday, May 24 at her home after an illness of two years. 
The deceased was born May 7, 1896 in Wayne County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late William Whitehead and Sarah Tucker Whitehead. She was married to Harrison Jones, who  preceded her in death. Mrs. Jones who was a housewife and came here 16 years ago from Wayne County. She was a member of Lower Turkey Creek Baptist Church.  Survivors are her six children, Mrs. Zella Moore, Hamilton, Ohio; Mrs. Viola Issacs, Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs Irene Tucker, Columbus, Ohio, Miss Ruth Jones, Hill Top, Kentucky, Mr. Fred Jones, Hill Top and Mr. Thomas Jones, Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother John C. Whitehead, Oneida, Tennessee; 27 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. in Wolf Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Chester Stephens and Rev. Herbert (Bud) Perry officiating. Burial was in Sammy New Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.  Serving as pall bearers were George Whitehead, Ardell Whitehead, Glenn Whitehead, Noble Whitehead, Lonnie Jones and Clyde Jones.

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