• "It's so heartbreaking to know you're gone. You were like my..."
    - Rosa Nattiel
  • "the girl my brother fell in love with . and I soon found..."
    - ronald sapp
  • "Praying for you all. Much love"
    - Robin Quick-Stevens
  • "Much love and comfort to Margaret's family and friends."
    - Gaby Arnold
  • "Oh Margaret...I love and admire you so much. You are an..."
    - Lisa McWilliam

Margaret Yvonne Jones was born on March 11, 1941 in Hogansville, GA and passed away in Gulf Breeze, FL on January 2, 2018; she was 76. In 1957 she wed Joseph 'Buck' Jones, also of Hogansville, GA & eventually settled in Gainesville, FL, where they raised their family. She was a homemaker, a bookkeeper & an experienced cook. A long-time resident of Alachua Co.; Margaret was adored by family, friends & acquaintances for her sense of humor, perpetual optimism & kindheartedness. She was preceded in death by her brother, Render Lee 'Bubba' Hudson, Jr. & her life partner, David Sapp with whom she shared a home for the past 20 years in Waldo, FL. She is survived, & will be missed dearly by her sister, Jewell Simpson; her daughters, Kaye Bennett & Patty Overly & two sons-in-law, Bruce Bennett & Dale Overly, her grandchildren, Ethan, Sam, Kelley, & Claire, many cousins, nieces & nephews & numerous members of her extended family, including Suzie Maren & Ronnie Sapp. A memorial/life celebration will be held this spring.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home
1985 West Nine Mile Road | Pensacola, FL 325349377 | (850) 479-9223
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