Mrs. Laura Mae Hamill Jones, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville.
Burial will follow in Beth Eden Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.
Nowell-Massey Funeral Home of Louisville is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Jones was born on Oct. 6, 1919, to Joe and Mary Lucas Hamill. She was a Christian affliliated with Beth Eden Lutheran Church and a homemaker. She answered the call to serve her country during World War II by working in Prairie and Cordova, Tenn., at the Gulf Oridance Plant, which manufactured ammunition. She also worked in the shipyard in Mobile, Ala,, during World War II. Mrs. Jones loved growing flowers and she worked incessantly in her yard. She truly had a “green” thumb. She could just break off a piece of any flower, root it and raise beautiful flowers.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband of 67 years, Rabel Eugene Jones, who resides in the Veterans Administration Nursing Home in Kosciusko; her daughters, Faye Flake (Jimmie) and JoAnne Harsh (Dan), all of Louisville; three grandsons, Stephen Flake (Ann), Chris Flake (Quintina) and Eddie Harsh (Crystal); three great-granddaughters, Josie Cate Flake, Jenna Flake and Lilly Grace Harsh.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Ken Harsh; her parents; her sister, Pauline Kinard; and her brothers, Oakley Hamill and Curtis Hamill.
Serving as pallbearers will be Drew Massey, Josh Massey, Kyle Jackson, Ben Jackson, Doug Shaw and George “Junior” Jones.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at http://www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com .