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Saturday March 16th, 2019
2:00pm

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Interment at: Fairivew Memorial Gardens

Fairivew Memorial Gardens
Saturday March 16th, 2019
2:00pm

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Arilla Jones

Arilla M. Jones, 83, of Sylva, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Susie Cook McMahan. Arilla was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and she enjoyed gardening, cooking and helping her neighbors and she loved her grandkids dearly. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her daughter; Deborah Jane Watson, her grandson; Travis Dale Watson and by 7 of her siblings. She is survived by her husband of 64 years; Ed Jones Son- David Jones (Tracy) of Franklin Grandson- Russell Jones of Atlanta Granddaughter- Michelle Dillard (Keith) of Sylva Great Grandchildren- Clay and Lindsey Ballew Brothers- Troy and LC McMahan of Sylva Sister- Alice Henson of Franklin Son-in-law- Alfred Watson Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, March 16 at Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel with Revs. Eddie Stillwell, Steve Webb, Keith Ashe officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 prior to the Service at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens. .

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Guestbook

Ed and family, I always thought a lot of you. Arilla was always causing me to laugh. You have my prayers. May God be close to all the family during this time of bereavement.

James Grant Mar 15 2019 12:00 AM

Arilla was a great woman. I remember her at the annual Savannah Fire Department ramp dinners. Miss Arilla was always in charge ensuring that all us boys had things to to keep us busy. She will be missed. Ed and the family will be in our prayers.

Toby Moore Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

Sister you will be missed the love you shared and showed to everyone is rare these days. My love to all the family and my prayers.

Foreman Bradley Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arilla Jones

Foreman Bradley Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

We will miss you!

Mistie Cooley Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy goes out to your family. I will miss seeing Mrs. Jones' smile at Skyland. Sincerely, Madge Stillwell

Madge Stillwell Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

Eddie and Peggy Cope Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arilla Jones

Eddie and Peggy Cope Mar 14 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

Jessie Wilson Mar 13 2019 12:00 AM

Sweet, dependable Arilla was a spot of joy in Jackson County and brought joy to those around her.

Beverly VanHook Mar 13 2019 12:00 AM

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