Bitty Knowles Jones

Bitty Knowles Jones of Monticello passed away on February 3, 2020 at Belle View Nursing & Rehab in Monticello. She was 95.

Mrs. Jones was born November 3, 1924, in the Possum Valley community in Drew County to the late Albert Knowles and Servilla Harrison Knowles.

The widow of Willis Jones, Mrs. Jones was a school teacher, a bookkeeper for Jones Logging, a homemaker and a member of Lacey United Methodist Church. She also served on the Monticello Library Board for many years.

Mrs. Jones enjoyed cooking, fishing and traveling, but her greatest passion was spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Ann Findley and Jewel Bohamon; and daughter-in-law, Estralynn Jones.

Survivors include her son, Sampy Jones and wife Shirley of Lacey; two grandchildren, David Jones and wife Windy of Hamburg and Turah Rush and husband Reagan of Lacey; five great grandchildren, Colby White (CJ), Emily Berryman (Zach), Brandon Jones (Stephanie), Ashton Jones and Kamryn Jones; six great-great grandchildren, Madison Jones, Emerson Jones, Easton Jones, Hudson Jones, Rhett Berryman and Cash White; and a special brother-in-law, Mickey Findley of Monticello.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 6 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 7, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Lacey Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Lacey United Methodist Church or the Lacey Cemetery.