Emeleen B. Jones was born July 16th, 1928 and departed this life Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 reaching the age of 93 years. She was the widow of Cecil Jones and daughter of the late Lucian and Ethel Kidd Burke.
She is survived by three sons: Randy (Vonda) Jones, Rocky (Gleta) Jones, Anthony Jones, five daughters; Janice Kammer (friend Ray), Alma (James) Koontz, Loretta (the late Wayne) Watters, Lorene (the late Kenneth) Haynes, April Jones, one brother; Lucian Allen Henry Burke, two sisters; Alma Dean Bishop and Teresa West, twenty-two grandchildren, thirty-nine great grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Cecil Jones, she was preceded in death by two daughters; Brenda Maxwell and Doris Koger, three brothers; Sylvester Burke, Lester Burke, James Burke, one infant brother; Warren Burke, two sisters; Janette McDonald, Hazel Jones, and one infant sister; Doris Jean Burke.
Emeleen had accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior many years ago and was a member of the Concord Baptist Church. She loved the Lord, her husband, and her children. She also loved to garden, fishing, sewing, canning, and crocheting.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 15th between 5PM and 8PM in the chapel of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 16th at 11AM the Hickey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Anderson Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland and the Gideon’s Bible memorial plan.
Hickey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.