HELEN BEATRICE JONES, 83, Pinson, died April 16, 2021, at the residence. A longtime member of Hughes Memorial Baptist Church in Bradford, she loved spending time with her family, never met a stranger, and enjoyed sewing, growing flowers, and baking cakes. Predeceasing her were husband Oren Jones, parents Tony and Letha Oden, brother Lynn Oden, and brother-in-law Donald Jones.
Surviving are children Brian (Cathy) Jones, Bonita (Mark) Franklin; grandchildren Kara (Matt) Reid, Kimberly Franklin, Daniel (Allison) Jones, Leighann (Cody) Franklin, Etta (Millard) Beatty; great-grandchildren Darby and Bodie Reid, Zoey and Jaxon Jones, Kaiden and Alaina Franklin, Thomas, Cliff, and Millia Beatty; siblings Ruby (Howard) Grindle, Goldie Malone, Lonnie (Virginia) Oden, Phillip (Sandra) Oden; sisters-in-law Lynette Oden, Margie Glover, Branda Jones; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held April 20, at 3 p.m., at the Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Austin Creek Cemetery with Darryl Oden, Jeff Oden, Allen Tilley, Terry Hogue, Cliff Beatty, Daniel Jones, and Tyler Bright serving as pallbearers. The family asks that memorial donations be made to Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama.