Mrs. Ruby Lee Jones, age 83, of Jones Creel Road, Blairsville passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at her home. Mrs. Jones was born May 25, 1929 in Union County, Georgia to George and Emma Payne Sawyer. She was a lifelong resident of Union County and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Ruby was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was devoted to her family and always ready to help others in need. She enjoyed working with her flowers and garden and always kept her yard neat and trimmed. She was preceded in death by her husband Johnny Jones, her parents, a son, Faron Jones, brother, Frank Sawyer and sister, Pauline Wilson.
Ruby is survived by her children, Deborah Stephens and her husband, Andy, of Blairsville and son, Randolph Jones, also of Blairsville; a sister, Lucille Brackett of Blairsville, 5 Grandchildren, Andretti Stephens, Angel King, Leigha Jones, John Casey Jones and Olivia Noel Jones; and 3 great grandchildren, Taylor Mull, Tyree Mackey and Reece Jones. Many other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, December 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsille with Minster Butch Jones and Rev. Terrell Jones officiating. The following gentlemen have been requested to serve as pallbearers: Steve Wilson, Charles Brackett, Andretti Stephens, Casey Jones, Jamie Mull, Ranny Jones, Gary Jones and William Sisum. Interment will follow in the Liberty Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6 until 9 p.m. Cochran Funeral Home of Blairville in charge of arrangements.