First Posted: 1/11/2009

MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Opalene Frances Jones Gammons, 78, of 686 Holly Springs Road, Mount Airy, wife of Glenn Gammons, passed away at her home on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009. Mrs. Gammons was born in Carroll County, Va., on Feb. 8, 1930, daughter of the late Robert Jones and Molly Smith Jones. She was retired from Renfro Corporation and was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Glenn Gammons of the home; one daughter, Barbara Martin of the home; three grandchildren, Joy Martin, Glenn Martin and Brandon Martin, all of Mount Airy; one sister, Lillian Vernon of Cana, Va.; and one brother, Ted Jones of Cana. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Holly Springs Baptist Church. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Lanny Atkins and the Rev. Larry Jones with burial to follow in Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be made at

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