Joyce Gwendolyn (Nichols) Jones: Obituary


Mrs. Joyce Gwendolyn (Nichols) Jones, age 85 of Blairsville, GA went home to be with the Lord on February 2nd, 2020.
Mrs. Jones was born on November 12th, 1934 in Blairsville to her late parents, Ellard and Anna Lou (Gray) Nichols. Joyce was a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Blairsville, was a devout Baptist, and her passion was to spread the Gospel to everyone. She also enjoyed cooking, loved spending time with her family, and was a loving Ma Maw. She is preceded in death by her husband, J. Ervin Jones, sons, Benny Joe Jones and Terry Neal Jones, grandson, Brannon Neal Jones, and siblings, Edward Nichols and Linda Davenport.
She is survived by her children and in-laws; Trudy Smith Jones of Blairsville, Keith (Janet) Jones of Blairsville; brothers, Steve (Leigh Ann) Nichols of Mooresville, NC, Sammy (Glenda) Nichols of Blairsville; grandchildren, Billy Jones, Melinda Groves, Hunter, Hayden, and Emma Haven Smith, Shelley, Kyle, and Jessica Jones; 9 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild on the way, and a special cousin, Patsy Abernathy also survives.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday February 6th, 2020 from the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Joe Jones officiating. Music and Vocals will be by the Nichols Family and Emily & Johnny Floyd. Interment will follow in the Jones family cemetery with Hunter Smith, Hayden Smith, Kyle Jones, Brycen Jones, Dustin Jones, Tylan Jones, Dawson Groves, and Drake Groves all serving as pallbearers.
The family is receiving friends from 5:00pm until 7:00pm on Wednesday February 5th, 2020 at the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.
Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made to Central Missionary Clearinghouse at P.O. Box 219228 Houston, TX 77218 in memory of Mrs. Jones.
Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

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