Louise Jones age 85, of Smithville passed away Friday April 21, 2023 at her son's home in Readyville. She was born July 24, 1937 to her parents the late, William and Vivien George Thomason. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Jones; children, Larry Ferrell, Garry Ferrell, Charlie Ferrell, and Dennis Ferrell; brothers, Billy Thomason, Jonah Thomason and James Thomason; sisters, Faye Simmons, Betty Certain, Wanda Jenkins, and Patsy Thomason. Ms. Louise was a member of New Home Baptist Church and worked at the Shirt Factory. She was a religious lady and never lost her faith. Ms. Louise enjoyed reading her Bible front to back 3 times, listening to gospel music, fishing, baking, riding around looking at the scenery, flowers, and watching her grandkids play and grow up. She never met a stranger and loved meeting people. Her favorite saying she always told us, "You do right, you always come out right." She believed those words and followed those words! Another saying she had was, "Treat people the way you want to be treated." Ms. Louise is survived by her children, Wayne (Joan) Ferrell of Readyville, and Teresa Mayo of Smithville; grandchildren, Courtney Kaul, Corey Ferrell, Anthony Ferrell, Sara Ferrell, Nathan Judkins, and Jordan Mayo; several great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchild; sisters, Virginia Jones, and Janice Crook; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held 11:AM Monday, April 24, 2023, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 2:PM till 5:PM and Monday 9:AM until the time of the service at 11:AM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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