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Mary Elizabeth Prewett Stepp Jones, 93

Mary Elizabeth Prewett Stepp Jones, 93

Mary Elizabeth Prewett Stepp Jones, 93, of Hendersonville passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at her home in Edneyville.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julian and Susan Gibbs Prewett, her husbands, Fate Jones and Clarence A. Stepp Sr., the father of her 8 children, a son, Robert Stepp, two brothers, John C. and Arden Prewett, two sisters, Flora Revels and Ruth Pike.

She retired from Ruth Originals after 26 years of service and Quality Sew after 10 years of service.

She is survived by two sons, Clarence A. Stepp Jr. and Havis D. Stepp, both of Hendersonville; five daughters, Cynthia Jones (Leo) and Eugenia Stepp both of Hendersonville, Dixie Case (Frank) of Canton, Ga., Gail Owen (Howard) of Mills River, Judy Thalman (Gary) of Harrisburg, 105 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the Chapel In The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. John Saunders officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel.