Mrs. Linda Sumpter Jones, age 75, of Burnside, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Ky.
She was born May 16, 1942 in Missouri Hollow in Wayne County, Ky., daughter to the late Ernest and Margaret Sumpter.
She was retired from Monticello Shirt Factory where she worked as a seamstress for 30 plus years.
Following retirement she spent over 15 years eagerly volunteering at Burnside Elementary School.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandson TY.
She was of the Baptist faith and a member of First Baptist
Church of Bronston.
She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her brothersArnold Odell Sumpter, Billy Bruce Sumpter and Rex Sumpter; and a sisterJanice Bridgeman.
She leaves behind to cherish her precious memories her loving and devoted husbandKyle Jones, whom was united in marriage on February 16, 1959 in Monticello; daughterLibbie (Edward) Furlong of Somerset, sistersSharon McClain (Luther "Bud") of Monticello; brother-in-lawKay Bridgeman of Pargon, Ind.; sister-in-lawJanette Abbott Sumpter of Monticello; like a sisterLane Doss Lewis (Billy) of Monticello; grandchildrenTy (Chelsea) Furlong of Eubank as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Greg McClain and Bro. Carter Stewart officiating. Burial was in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 19, 2017