Frances Dorothy Jones, 89, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, September 16, 2011, at her residence following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Nola Nave Carriger. Mrs. Jones was a member of Grace Baptist Church and a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roby Jones, and a brother, John Carriger Jr.
Survivors include a nephew, John Benjamin Carriger, a great-niece, Kourtney Nicole Carriger, a sister-in-law, Dovie Carriger, and a special family friend, June Saults, all of Johnson City.
The funeral service for Mrs. Jones will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, September 19, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Charlie Biggs officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home anytime Sunday and up until the service time on Monday. Interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Jericho Temple, P.O. Box 5548, Kingsport, TN 37663. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook or by fax to (423) 542-9499. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Jones family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.