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Martha Frances (Herndon) Jones

May 26, 1932 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 86)


Martha Frances Herndon Jones, age 86, of Baxley passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in the Appling Healthcare System

Mrs. Jones was born May 26, 1932 in Appling County to the late Ellie Lee Herndon and the late Vera Baxley Herndon.  She was a member of Friendship Congregational Christian Church where she served with the Ladies Circle and was a Church Camp Worker, Youth Group Leader and Sunday School Teacher.  Mrs. Jones loved her family and she always put God first, family second and was a world class Mother.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband Ellis Jones, a sister Joann McMillian, brother Elmer Herndon and a granddaughter Katie Renee Jones.

Survivors include her two sons & daughters in law, Henry & Marsha Jones and Lee & Linda Jones all of Baxley; sisters & brother in law, Lillie Mae Beach, Dorothy Mincey both of Baxley, Eva Jean & Frank Dubberly of Savannah & Mamie Herndon of Bogart; brothers & sisters in law, Orville & Betty Herndon & George & Linda Herndon all of Baxley; grandchildren, Derek & Alisha Jones, Chris & Jennifer Jones, Lydia & Josh Stone, Brody Jones, Brett Morris, Dara Zacher and ten great grandchildren also survive.  

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Friendship Congregational Christian Church with Rev. Wayne Williamson, Rev. Justin McLellan and Rev. Rick Brown officiating. Mrs. Jones will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will follow in Baxley Graveyard.

Active Pallbearers will be Derek Jones, Brody Jones, Chris Jones, Jamie Johnson, Josh Stone, James Jones & Brett Morris.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jimmy & Deleta Hopkins, Amy Taylor, The Pavilion B Hall Nursing Staff, Ladies Circle of Friendship Congregational Christian Church.

Visitation will be Saturday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.   


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April 27, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Home
1632 Hatch Parkway North
Baxley, GA 31513

Funeral Service
April 28, 2019

3:00 PM
Friendship Congregational Christian Church
900 Friendship Church Rd
Baxley, GA 31513

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