Edna Ruth Cole Jones, 79, of Sparta died Tuesday, Jan. 19, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Clarkston, Mich.
Mrs. Jones was born Feb. 11, 1936 in DeKalb County to the late Rinshaw Cole and Virgie Looney Cole Lewis. She was retired from Mallory. She was an avid gardener but above all else she adored her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her father that raised her, Gaines Lewis; husband Floyd Jones Sr.; grandson Anthony Hall; brother Buddy Cole. Mrs. Jones was a member of West Sparta Church of Christ.
Survivors include her two sons, Michael Jones and wife Kimberlly of Clarkston, Floyd Jones Jr. of Quebeck; daughter, Deborah Hall of Cookeville; grandchildren: Brandon, Austin, Skyelar, Daniel, James and Jessica; three great-granddaughters; two brothers, Ricky Lewis and Daryl Cole.
Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday from the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with burial at Old Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home. Derrick Coble will officiate.