Betty Mae Jones of Hendersonville, NC passed away early Thursday afternoon, February 23, 2023 after an brief stay at the Elizabeth House in East Flat Rock, NC.
Mrs. Jones was born in Henderson County, NC on Sunday, December 23, 1928 to the late John Marcus and Hattie Lenior (Calton) Trantham.
As the former Betty Mae Trantham in Hendersonville, NC in 1950 she married her loving of husband of 53 years, Mr. Ralph W. Jones, Jr. who died May 12, 2003.
Mrs. Jones endeared herself to her family members and close friends over the many years. She was a faithful and devoted member to her church, First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, participating in the children’s nursery where she loved them with all her heart.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving sister, Barbara Strickland of Hendersonville, NC and her many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her beloved parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Frankie Trantham.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Jones will be held two o’clock Wednesday afternoon, March 1, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville with Rev. Steve Scoggins officiating. The family will receive guests in the church sanctuary that afternoon from 1:00 to 1:45 pm. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park, Hendersonville, NC.
Memorial contributions may be offered on behalf of Mrs. Jones to First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, 312 5th Avenue West, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739.
Betty will forever be missed by her loving and devoted family and many dear friends. May God Grant Her Eternal Rest.
Arrangements are in the care of Church Street Funeral and Cremation, 125 South Church Street, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792, 828.309.0103.