|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 2011|
Greenwood (Leflore County)
Viola "Polly" Moore Jones
(June 29, 1916 - December 11, 2011)
Services for Viola "Polly" Moore Jones, 95, who died on Sunday, December 11, 2011, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, will be at 3 P.M. Tuesday Dec. 13, 2011 at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home Chapel, . Visitation will be from 2P.M. to 3 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, in Carrollton. Dr. Joe Pate and Rev. James Roe Tidwell, will officiate at the funeral.
Mrs. Jones was born in Poplar Creek, MS, on June 29, 1916, to Willie Edward and Sue Ware King, who preceded her in death. In 1945, she married James Ruth Moore, of North Carrollton. They made Greenwood their home. He died in 1972.
Mrs. Jones retired from Sears, Roebuck and Company after 28 years of service as a Maintenance Insurance Clerk.She was an active member of First Baptist Church, where she was secretary for the Fidelis Sunday School Class, a member of WMU, Sunshine Friends, and Joy Choir, prior to moving to Birmingham in 1990. In 1989, she married Dr. W. Hammond Jones, of Birmingham, and lived there for over fifteen years, until his death in 2005, at which time she returned to her home in Greenwood, and First Baptist Church.
While in Birmingham, Mrs. Jones was a member of Shades Mountain Independent Church, in Hoover, AL, where she and Dr. Jones were coordinators for Fishermen Sunday School Class, of which they were members. She was Prayer Chairman for the Women Christian Organization, and served as Chaplain of the Shades Mountain Garden Club, of which she was a member.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Ruth Moore, Sr., and Dr. W. Hammond Jones. Four brothers, Drew King, Walter King, Lawrence King and Guy King. Two sisters, Minnie King Black and Mattie King Austin, and a son-in-law, Claude G. Conner.
Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Moore Conner, of Greenwood, one son, James Ruth Moore, Jr., and his wife, Linda, of Grenada. Five grandchildren, Gill Conner of Teoc, Kathryn Conner Evans, and her husband, Jody, of Inverness, Jamie Moore, and his wife, Lisa, of Grenada, Kristi Bell, and her husband, Andy, of Grenada, and Barry Moore of Vicksburg, nine great-grandchildren, Blake Conner, Amanda Conner, Bann Evans, Abby Moore, Vas Moore, Ruby Moore, Hunter Bull, Kristian Bell, and Polly Grace Bell; one sister, Helen King McKinney, of Knoxville, TN, and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Barry Moore, Gill Conner, Blake Conner, Hunter Bull, Vas Moore, Andy Bell, Jody Evans, and Bann Evans. Honorary Pallbearer: Jamie Moore.
Memorials may be made to your favorite charity or the World Reach Missions, P. O. Box 26155, Birmingham, AL, 35260-0155.
The family would like to thank Dr. Hines, the staff on the 3rd and 5th floors of Greenwood Leflore Hospital; Sunflower Home Health employees, Michael Reginelli, Kelly Clark and Jean Dunlap; the wonderful staff at Indywood; and Ann Morrow, for the special love and care given to their Mother and Grandmother.
Willie Edward King (1877 - 1960)
Susan Ware King (1885 - 1954)
James Ruth Moore (1921 - 1972)
Woodrow H. Jones (1927 - 2003)
Drew Lagrone King (1903 - 1943)*
Walter Albert King (1905 - 1991)*
Minnie Elizabeth King Black (1907 - 2001)*
Willie Lawrence King (1908 - 1994)*
Mattie King Austin (1910 - 2007)*
Leslie Guy King (1912 - 1915)*
Viola "Polly" King Moore Jones (1916 - 2011)
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Dec 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81870376
Added: Apr. 7, 2014