Hontas C. Jones, 92, of Benton, Kentucky died on Sunday, August 4 at her home in Benton. She was a member of Hardin Baptist Church. Mrs. Jones was retired from General Motors where she worked as a professional baker in the cafeteria.
Born Sunday, December 5, 1920 in Calloway County, she was the daughter of the late George Washington “Jack” Copeland and the late Mary (Hurt) Copeland.
Surviving are son, Eddie Jones, wife Linda of Benton; four grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Polk M. Jones; daughter, Caroline S. Taylor, six brothers and three sisters.
A funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7 at Collier Funeral Chapel located at 211 West 5th St. in Benton with the Rev. Corey Cunningham officiating.
Interment will follow in Pace Cemetery, Hardin.
Visitation will be held after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7 at the Collier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Hardin Baptist Church Building Fund, 6867 US Hwy 641 N, Hardin, KY 42048.