Rebecca Whitley Jones
June 5, 1926 – October 5, 2015
ZEBULON – Rebecca Whitley Jones, 89, went home to be with the Lord on Monday with her family by her side. A native of Nash County she was daughter to the late William Oscar & Hestella Brantley Whitley. Rebecca had unwavering faith and a generous, sharing, giving spirit. Her family was her life. She was preceded in death by husband of over 57 years, Herman Jones & all her siblings; Burvis, Merlie, Ester, Bertie, Earl, Uriah, Marie, Oscar, Jr. and Elmer.
Funeral service 11 am, Friday, Social Plains Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her children, Stanley Jones (Mary Bare) of Jefferson, Debra Cayton (Robert) of Aurora, Fannie Dillard (Tom) of Concord, Patsy Lambert (Johnny) of Middlesex, special son Charles Jones (Bobbie), grandchildren, Daniel Dillard, Rachel Dillard, Kala Spicer-Mendez (A. B.), Holly Spicer, Grace Lambert, John Lambert, great grandchildren, Anna, Katie, Avery, sisters-in-law, Hazel, Robenia & Mildred Whitley, numerous nieces and nephews.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Social Plains Baptist Church.
Visitation 7-8:30 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W .Third St. Wendell & other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net