Barbara R. Jones 88 of Marianna, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Jackson Hospital. She was born in Syracuse, New York on August 28, 1929. Barbara was a Pink Lady for over fifteen years at Jackson Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marianna where she was very active in the church’s functions. Barbara loved to play cards with friends every Sunday after church. She also enjoyed line dancing.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; George and Blanche Derrickson; brothers, Richard Derrickson and George Derrickson; sister, Hope Durango; daughter n laws, Linda Jones and Diane Jones. Barbara is survived by her children, Gary Jones, Curly Jones, Sammy Felicia and wife Judy, and Mary Miller and husband Don. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services for Barbara will be held in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home at 1:00p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017 with Reverend Coba J. Beasley officiating. A private family interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Panama City. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com