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Mrs. Lila Allen Jones

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Mrs. Lila Allen Jones Obituary
HENDERSONVILLE-- Lila Allen Jones, age 92, widow of Reverend Albert Phillip Jones went home to be with the Lord Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Foothills Assisted Living in West Union, SC.
She was born in Henderson County on April 6th, 1923, a daughter of the late James Crawford Allen and Leetta Bayne Allen. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her daughter, Camille Jones; grandson, Warren Beddingfield; brothers, Alvin, William, James, Hendrix, and Oliver Allen; sisters, Ollie Powell, and Sreptia Allen.
Mrs. Jones retired from Kimberly Clark and was a member of Crab Creek Baptist Church. She was a shining example to all who knew her, Loving her God, family, and friends. Anyone who has known her would hope there was a kitchen in Heaven where she could cook and feed them as this was her joy.
Survivors include her children, Robert Jones of Salem, SC and Betty Fisher of Fountain Inn, SC; daughter-in-Love, Barbara Fleming of Salem, SC; grandchildren, Keith and Lisa Beddingfield, Darryl and Lola Beddingfield, Calvin and Julie Beddingfield, and Chance and Jessica Jones; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Katherine, Darrla, Daniel, Emily, and David Beddingfield, Syvana, Caroline, and Gauge Jones; and great-great grandchild, Isaiah Jones; brother, Landrum Allen and wife, Ethel; as well as numerous special nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 9th, 2015 in Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel conducted by the Reverend Brad Knox and Reverend Herbert Putnam, Music will be provided by Reverend Sam Beddingfield. Burial will follow the service in Crab Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Informal dress and bright colors are welcome as she was always ready to have fun and laugh.
Pall Bearers will be grandsons: Keith, Darryl, Calvin, and Daniel Beddingfield; Chance Jones, and special nephew, Brad Jones.
The family will be at their respective homes.
Donations in Lila's memory may be directed to Crab Creek Baptist Church, 72 Jeter Mountain Rd. Hendersonville, NC 28739; Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731; or to a Charity of One's Choice.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Oct. 7, 2015
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