First Posted: 5/13/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Hattie Mae Easter Jones, 89, of 329 E. Poplar St., Mount Airy, widow of Mr. William Gray Jones Sr., passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at her home. She was born March 27, 1920, in Surry County to the late Greenberry and Annie Thomas Easter. She was retired from Spencers Inc. Mrs. Jones was a member of Fancy Gap Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, was a member of the WMU and was a homemaker. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and the Rev. Rusty Reed of Mount Airy; a son, James Edgar Jones Sr. of Baden Lake; five grandchildren and a spouse, Leslie and Chris Flippin of Mount Airy, Billy Reed and fiance Nicole Cain of Mount Airy, Matthew Reed of Mount Airy, Jamey Ellen Robertson of Mount Airy and James Jones Jr. of Charlotte; and three great-grandchildren, Noah Sadler, Gray Sadler and Devin Jones. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by a son, William Gray Jones Jr.; three sisters, Bessie Easter, America Spencer and Gracie Martin; and two brothers, Obie Easter and Troy Easter. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2009, at Fancy Gap Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dwight Sechrist. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Moody Funeral Home and other times at 329 E. Poplar St., Mount Airy. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.