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Marie Jones, 95, of Glasgow, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.
Marie was born to Thomas Earl and Mayme Hawks Young on Sept. 30, 1921, in Game, now known as Rocky Hill. Marie married Melvin Jones from Needmore on Nov. 9, 1940, in Scottsville. She was saved at the age of 12 and baptized in the Barren River and became a member of Hanging Fork Baptist Church. After she married, she joined Dover Baptist Church where Melvin was a member. In 1982, she joined Calvary Baptist Church where her daughters and their families were members, and attended worship and the Ruth Sunday School Class until her failing health prevented her from being there. She was a 1940 graduate of Glasgow High School.
Marie was a homemaker and worked at the National Store, Doyle's Dept. Store and Golden Thimble Fabric Shop, all in Glasgow. She was a seamstress that loved sewing for her family and others. She was also an avid U of K fan. Marie was known as MaMa to so many and it was her life's joy to be surrounded by her family.
Marie is survived by sons, Anthony Jones and wife, Peggy, of Glasgow, and Jerry Jones, of Elizabethtown; daughters, Debby Browning and Becky Austin and husband, Joe of Glasgow; grandchildren, Jennifer London (Tim), Michelle Byrd (Todd), Lacey Fishback, Tyler Jones (Ally), Dwayne Jones, Jerrina Gusler (Kerry), Erica Nesbitt, Jerrod Browning (Wendy), Justin Browning (Ashley), Joseph Austin (Lisa) and John Austin (Melanie); 24 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth Young (Wynona); and a sister-in-law, Agnes Jones.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Earline Price and husband, Furman; son-in-law, Jackie Browning; and granddaughter, Nicara Jones.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 307 Columbia Ave., Glasgow, KY 42141.
Published on January 6, 2017
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