First Posted: 7/15/2009
CANA, Va. Mrs. Viola Ellen Porkey Dawson Jones, 57, of 1841 Meadowbrook Road, Cana, passed away Tuesday morning, July 14, 2009, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 6, 1951, in Carroll County to Josie Ellen Pedigo McGee and the late Theodore Dalfred Ted Dawson. She was a cashier at Wal-Mart in Galax and attended Crooked Oak Moravian Church. She is survived by her husband, Timothy Edward Jones of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Christopher Lee and Angela Jones of Cana and Justin Corey Jones of the home; a grandson, Cody Lee Jones of Cana; stepgrandson, Brandon Jacob Davis of Cana; one stepgreat-grandson, Ethen Jacob Davis; her mother and stepfather, Ellen and T.R. McGee of Cana; a sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Joe Hall of Cana; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Nelson and Janie Dawson and Ted and Debbie Dawson, all of Cana, and Mark and Sheila Smith of Mount Airy; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home with burial to follow in The Jesse Jones Family Cemetery in Cana. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to The Jesse Jones Family Cemetery, c/o Helen Vaughn, 165 Epworth Road, Cana, VA 24317. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.