Obituary of Rothel Jones
Rothel Jane Jones, age 96, of Crittenden, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 2, 2019 at her residence.
She was born on September 9, 1922 in Highsplint, KY to the late Henry and Isabelle Jones. Rothel retired from Duro Bag as a laborer and in her earlier years volunteered for the Salvation Army.
She enjoyed taking care of her family by doing the cleaning, cooking and canning. Rothel is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Jones Jr.; father of her children, Ira Grant; sisters, Agnes Kelsey and her husband Art and Mary Fillers; brothers, Paul Jones and his wife Maryann, Walter Jones, William Jones and Andrew Jones; step-son, Bobby Jones; daughter-in-law, Dena Grant and son-in-law, Bill Sizemore.
She is survived by her children, Henry Grant, Shannon Grant, Isabelle Sizemore and Rosalee “Gail” Robinson (James); sister, Helen Stidham; 18 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Martha Jones; and former daughter-in-law’s, Janice Grant and Carmen Grant.
A visitation for Rothel will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9AM until 11AM at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home in Independence. The funeral service will begin at 11AM will burial immediately following at Rest Haven Cemetery in Corbin, KY.
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