Jones, age 87, of TallahasseeFlorida, passed away
peacefully with family members present at Tapestry Senior Living in Tallahassee, FL, on May
Mrs. Jones was born in Miller County, Georgia, and was the second
of seven children of Emory Winson (Bob) Josey and Lucile Grimes Josey. She was
preceded in death by her loving husband, Billy R. Jones, two brothers and one
She is survived by her three children: Sheila Rawls Cone (Kenneth Cone), Destin, FL and Highlands, NC; B. Lynn Rawls
(Camille Bowden Rawls) Tallahassee, FL; and Emory
Scott Rawls (Cindy Brown Rawls) Havana, FL. She is also
survived by three sisters: Bobbye Josey May; Emily Josey Head; Janis Josey
Harris (Bobby); nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
She began her career
as a secretary at Publix Corporate Headquarters in Lakeland, FL; became a secretary
for the Commanding Officer at Southern Air Base, Bainbridge, GA; a legal secretary
in Quincy, FL; and worked for the
Florida Senate Standing Committee for Governmental Reorganization and
She was a charter member of KillearnUnitedMethodistChurch. She belonged to
several Bridge clubs and her passions were playing Bridge and spending time
with her friends.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Tapestry Senior Living of
Tallahassee for the love and care shown to our Mother during her time there.
Also, our appreciation is extended to the staff of the Big Bend Hospice of
Tallahassee for the special care given to her and the comfort provided to our
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Chipley, FL.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 11, from
at Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home, 700 Timberlane
Road. A memorial service and interment will be
held there, on Monday, June 12, at .
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to Big Bend Hospice, Inc., 1723 Mahan Center