Posted By:Wayne Loden
Subject:Obit: Opal Beatrice Sullivan Jones
Post Date:September 11, 2011 at 07:59:20
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Forum:Monroe County, MS Genealogy Forum
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Amory – Opal Beatrice Jones, 92, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Oak Tree Plantation. Born on Feb. 2, 1919, in Okolona, she was a daughter of Numie and Merdis Mannis Sullivan. She attended Okolona Schools and married P. E. Jones on July 29, 1963. Before becoming a homemaker, she worked as a seamstress in the garment industry and worked as a sales lady in California and Florida. She was a faithful member of North Boulevard Christian Church, was a member of the Women’s Bible class and the Prayer Partners group. She enjoyed Gospel music, hymns, baking, sewing, cross-stitching, reading her Bible, find-a-word puzzles, cooking holiday meals and making quilts for her family.

A Celebration of Life service was held Sept. 12, at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home with burial in Haughton Memorial Park.

Survivors included her daughters, Shirley Rochester (Jim), Nita Robinson (Norris) of Amory, Martha Owens (Lamar), of Jacksonville, Fla. a son, Danny Brewer (Bette) of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Beverly Goheen (Fred), Connie Smith (Pete), Chip Brewer, Chris Rochester, Donnie Brewer (Diana), Jeff Chambers (Jennifer), Brad Robinson (Martha), Haley Monaghan (Craig), Scott Wagner (Marci), Sandra Brewer (Butch), Chuck Wagner, and Donna Houston (Pat); great-grandchildren, Michelle and Matt Goheen; Brandon and Ryan Fowlkes; Zach Robinson, Sarah and Isabella Robinson, Mason and Madison Wagner, Blake, Chase, and Reagan Chambers, Anna McNeese, Peyton McLemore, and Danielle and Lindsay Brewer; great-great-grandchildren, Austin and Alyssa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband five sisters, five brothers, and a grandson, Jay Chambers.