Eunice Mullen Jones

Published 9:05 am Thursday, February 17, 2011

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Eunice Mullen Jones, age 89, of Blacksburg, VA, went to be with the Lord Monday, February 14, 2011 at Kroontje Health Care Center.

She was born in Hertford County, NC on May 22, 1921 to the late Miles Thomas (Pete) and Jonie Pilant Mullen.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Milton Jones; three sisters, Ruth Spivey of Tunis, NC, Margaret Withey of Fairfield Glade, TN and Nellie Horton of Chesapeake, VA; and a brother, William Mullen of Tunis, NC.

She was a long term resident of Portsmouth, Va.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert M. and JoAnn Jones of Blacksburg, VA; a grandson, Greg Jones and his wife, Alexis, of Richmond, VA; and nieces, JoAnn Herring, Joyce Bryum, Norma Jean Hannigan, Margorie Phillipe, Peggy Hanbury and Barbara Ann Yoder.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2011 in the Holly Springs Baptist Church, Winton, NC with the Rev. Gilbert Crawford and the Rev. Thorton Frye officiating.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 noon until service time at the church.  Interment will follow in the Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Winton, NC.

Friends and family may send online condolences to

Arrangements by Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie.