Emily Frances Sledge Jones, 81, of Smiths Grove died Monday, July 23, 2018 at Greenwood Nursing and Rehab with family at her side.
The Oldham County native was a daughter of the late Odell and Fannie Wright Sledge and wife of the late Lynn Garner "Pete" Jones. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Ann Jones; a sister, Joanne Sledge Creek Allen; three brothers-in-law, Gene Farley, David Creek and Jack Crabtree; one sister-in-law, Brenda Esto. Frances was employed at Holley Automotive for 45 years and the Warren County Board of Education for 16 years. She was a member of Oak Forest Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday School teacher and a devout Christian. She loved reading, shopping, cooking and vacationing with family especially in Daytona Beach, Florida. We can't forget how much she loved eating especially her sweets.
Her survivors include her daughter, Robin Jones Smith (Michael); her son, Brian Lynn Jones (Jennifer); seven grandchildren, Emily Howard Martin (Ronnie), Ryan Keith Howard, Macy Elizabeth Jones, Molly Gale Jones, Alexander Smith, Aaron Smith, Paul Smith; three great grandchildren, Garner Martin, Kane Martin, Eli Martin; one sister, Mary Jane Sledge Farley; two sisters-in-law, Lynville Crabtree and Sharron Jones; one brother-in-law, Anthony Jones (Carol) several nieces and nephews and her mother-in-law, Wanza Jones and her beloved "Rosebud".
Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Greenwood Nursing and Rehab, 5079 Scottsville Rd., Bowling Green, Ky 42104; Med Center Health Foundation, 800 Park St., Bowling Green, Ky 42101; Oak Forest Baptist Church,