AUBURNDALE - Mrs. Viola Jones, age 83 of Auburndale passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 due to heart failure.
Mrs. Jones was born in Lakeland to James & Anna Stricklen. She had worked as a CNA for 35 years before retiring. Mrs. Jones was a charter member of Dixie Highway Baptist Church in Auburndale and enjoyed gardening & cooking and she was loved by all of her patients and their families.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Jones and is survived by a son, James Jones of Polk City, 2 daughters, Shirley Jones of Clearwater and Kathy (Danny) Murphy of Auburndale, a brother, Bill Strickland of Valrico, a sister, Arie Nell Malone of Lakeland, grandchildren, Susan Barrow, Janice Barron, Tim Jones, Shannon Jones, Greg Cochran & Tela Walker and great grandchildren, Terry, Alexa, Allison, Colton, Logan, Ashtyn, Shelbie, Presley, Aaron, Ty and Halle.
A graveside service will
be held 3 PM Friday at the Auburndale Memorial Park.
Kersey Funeral Home, Auburndale is serving the family.
Published in Ledger from Oct. 3 to Oct. 5, 2013