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Emily  L.  Jones
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Obituary for Emily L. Jones

Emily L. Jones, 97, of Seymour, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Shannondale Assisted Living in Knoxville. She was a resident of Shannondale Assisted Living for several years. Emily was born on a farm in Seymour, attended Seymour First Baptist Church, and was a graduate of Harrison Chilhowee Baptist Academy (The Kings Academy) and attended Carson Newman College. Being from a family of teachers she taught school in Sevier County for several years and later worked at bookkeeping in business and her church. She was married to Charles F. Jones of Harriman, Tennessee for fifty four years. They met while both were attending Harrison Chilhowee Baptist Academy and graduated in the class of 1938. They lived in many parts of the country due to his service with the U. S. Navy in WWII, Korea and his work with the AT&T Company. Prior to moving to Shannondale Retirement in Knoxville she was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Tallahassee Florida.

Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, parents, Alfred and Kate Hodges Ledwell; brother Roy Ledwell; sisters, Lola Ledwell Finchum, and Helen Ledwell Roberts; niece, Reva Ledwell Perry; great-nephew Brian Roberts

Survivors:
Niece: Mary Ann Ledwell
Nephews: C. Howard Roberts, Jr.(Ellen) and Clark A. Roberts
Great-nieces: Sandra McIntosh Crites, and Debbie Perry.
Great-nephews: Beau Wright, Shannon Marlow, Ben Marlow, Howard Roberts III, and Kent Roberts.
Several great-great nieces and nephews

A special thanks to the nurses and staff at the Shannondale Retirement facility in Knoxville for their kindness and help for Emily during her nineteen years there. Also thanks to her family medical doctors and their staff, and to a very special group of caregivers who helped her in assisted living.



The family will receive friends 1-2 PM Monday with funeral service to follow at 2 PM in Atchley’s Seymour. Graveside service to follow in Chilhowee Cemetery. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Ct., Seymour, TN 37865 (865) 577-2807. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Monday

2

Jul

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Atchley Funeral Home

122 Peacock Court
Seymour, TN 37865

Service

Monday

2

Jul

2:00 PM
Atchley Funeral Home

122 Peacock Court
Seymour, TN 37865

Graveside

Monday

2

Jul

2:00 PM
Chilhowee Cemetery

Boyds Creek Road
Seymour, TN 37865

Graveside service to follow funeral service

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