Mary Louise Gillespie Jones
ASHEVILLE, NC-- Mary Louise Gillespie Jones, 80, of Asheville, affectionately known as "Winkie", died Monday, November 26, 2012.
A native of Tryon, NC, she was a daughter of the late Walter R. and Lessie M. Gillespie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raoul Bullard Jones; a sister, Gloria Garrett; and a brother, Keith Gillespie.
Mrs. Jones was a member of West Asheville Presbyterian Church, and a past member of the Junior Women's Civic Club. She worked as a real estate agent.
Mrs. Jones is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Nichols and husband Glen of Spartanburg, SC; a son, Michael Jones and wife Paula of Lewisville, NC; grandchildren, Brandi Leigh Wicclair and husband David, and Nicholas Michael Jones; sister-in-law and husband, Gena and Bob Owensby; and nieces, Vanessa Sherrill and Gaye Clark.
A memorial service for Mrs. Jones will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at West Asheville Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Ken Smith officiating. Her family will receive friends following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Asheville Presbyterian Church, 690 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family, and the online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com