First Posted: 1/7/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Shirley Lee Corn Jones, 70, of 205 City View Drive, Mount Airy, widow of Billy Frank Jones, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at Central Continuing Care. Mrs. Jones was born in Surry County on March 28, 1938, daughter of the late Henry James Corn and Thelma Lucille York Corn, was a member of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and was retired from Renfro Corporation. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Thomas Gullatt of Elkin; two sons, Ricky Jones and Ronald Jones, both of Mount Airy; granddaughter, Amanda Gullatt of Elkin; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Don and Mary Ellen Corn of Ararat, Va., and Dr. Junior and Ruth Corn of Mount Airy. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by two sisters, Henrietta Mosley and Linda Jones. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. The service will be conducted by Dr. Victor Lyons with burial to follow in Midkiff Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Surry Friends of Seniors, Depaul Twelve Oaks, Central Continuing Care and Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care. Flowers will accepted, or memorials may be made to Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 922 Banner St., Mount Airy, NC 27030. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.