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Nellie Jones, 100

Nellie Jones, 100

Nellie Jones, 100, of Hendersonville died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Cardinal Care Center.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late William and Fannie Enloe Nix and wife of the late Herbert Hampton Jones. In addition, she was preceded in death by two sons Bill and Earl Jones; a daughter Bobbye Nix; brothers Sam Nix, Marion Nix and Benny Nix; and sisters Margie Freeman, Sue Rhodes, and Ila Boyd.

She retired from Gray's Hoisery Mill and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Surviving is her daughter Kirby Cook and husband Frank; son Paul Jones and wife Edith, all of Hendersonville; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters Janie Dill, Opal McMurray, and Yvonne Moore; brothers Jimmy Nix and Wayne Nix; and a special sister-in-law Wilma Moore.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Rev. Bryan Melton will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the church and at other times will be at the home of her daughter, where she lived for 13 years.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.