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Hattie Mae Weatherly Jones
Hattie Mae Weatherly Jones, age 68, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Mississippi Care Center of Greenville. Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at Southside Baptist Church in Benoit, at 11 a.m. with John Reed officiating. Visitation was 10 â€“ 11 a.m. before the service Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at Southside Baptist Church in Benoit. Burial followed the funeral in Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville.
Mrs. Hattie Jones was born in Ruleville, on Oct. 19, 1941, to Oliver Felix â€śCootâ€ť Weatherly and Hattie Mae Porter. She married Robert Lewis Jones, Sr. on Nov. 3, 1958, in Ruleville.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Oliver Felix â€śCootâ€ť Weatherly and Hattie Mae Porter; her husband, Robert Lewis Jones, Sr.; and two children: Donald and Dickie Jones.
Mrs. Jones is survived by two daughters: Libby Jones Montgomery (Pete) of West Point, and Becky Jones Overlease (Steve) of Greenwell Springs, La.; two sons: Oliver F. â€śCootâ€ť Jones of Scott, and Robert Lewis Jones, Jr. of Beulah,; six grandchildren: Jennifer Montgomery Prewitt (Robert), Jim Montgomery, Josh Jones, Ashlee Jones, Matt Overlease, Robert Lewis â€śLesâ€ťJones III; four great granddaughters; and a beloved dog, Nubby.
Mrs. Hattie Mae Jones was a devoted member of the Southside Baptist Church in Benoit. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, and was very proud of them. Mrs. Jones was also devoted to her friends and her dog and loved them very much.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Breast Cancer Association and American Diabetes Society.
Ray Funeral Home of Cleveland was in charge of arrangements.
Online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.rayfuneralhome.net.