Hester O'Dell (Kinton) JONES

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JONES, Hester O'Dell (Kinton)

92, of Cumming passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Seasons Hospice. Born on November 10, 1925 in Winterpock, VA, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Leonard and Columbia Thomas Vest Kinton. Mrs. Jones was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who loved to care for her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, FL.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her brothers, Otis Elton Kinton and Walter Earl Kinton; sister, Florence Virginia Kinton Covington; her brother, Thomas Kinton; and sister, Joan Marie Kinton. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband of 73 years, Willis Lee Jones of Cumming; son, Ronnie Lee Jones of Temple, GA; daughter, Sandra Hester Jones Emmett and husband, Michael E. Emmett of Cumming; son, Willis Lee Jones II and wife, Susan Joan Keicher Jones of Newnan, GA; granddaughters, Rhonda Ann Jones Amorino and husband, Al Amorino of Holiday, FL, Courtney Brooke Emmett Campbell of Alpharetta, GA, Jennifer Paige Emmett Halliday and husband, Evan Stuart Halliday of Alpharetta; her grandson, Lance Thomas Benchley of Phoenix, AZ; granddaughter, Scarlett O'dell Benchley of Brandon, FL; a great-grandson, Christian Eicher of Holiday, FL and great-granddaughter, Zoie Eicher of Holiday, FL; her sister, Betty Jean Kinton Shifflet of Mechanicsville, VA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 4 pm, on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Robert P. Jolly officiating. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home from 2:30-4 pm on Sunday. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences to:

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 14, 2018