Beatrice Elizabeth Head Jones, age 94, of Springfield, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at her home.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Steve Freeman officiating. Burial followed in the Elmwood Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation was held at the funeral home on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m.
Mrs. Jones was born November 26, 1923 in Cedar Hill to the late Will Ewing and Martha Elizabeth Williams Head. She worked at Acme Boot for many years and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Jones is preceded in death by her husband, Bethel Davis Jones; her brothers, Alvie Head, A.T. Head, John E. Head and Will E. Head, Sr.; sisters, Lorene H. Oliver, Irene H. Lee and Pauline Head; and her great-granddaughter, Kierstyn Smith.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her sons, Bethel (Joyce) Jones, Jr. of Cedar Hill and Ray Jones of Knoxville; daughter, Martha Kay Jones Haynes of Clarksville; grandchildren, Jason (Elley) Johnson, Todd (Susan) Jones, Charae (Harvey) Smith, Randall Jones, Angelia (Keith) Koski and Sherry (Michael) West; and great-grandchildren, Gabriel Johnson, Evie Johnson, Dylan Jones, Cailen Smith, J.P. Gleckler, Morgan Gleckler and Mattie Koski. Mrs. Jones is also survived by special friends of her family, Bill Edington and her caregiver, Tissy Murphy.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the NorthCrest Ladies’ Auxillery. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.