Joann Dulaney Jones, 70, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 13, 2018, at Smoky Ridge Health & Rehabilitation. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Alma Dobler Dulaney, and the wife of Phillip Jones who died in 2008. She was also preceded in death by a brother: Tom Dulaney who died in 2017. Joann worked as a CNA in Yancey County since she was 15 years old.
Surviving are a daughter: Jennifer Bennett; a son: Brian Jones and wife, Tina; grandchildren: Austin, Zachory and Evan Bennett, Ryleigh and Elijah Jones, all of Burnsville; a sister: Faye Elkins of Burnsville; a brother: Clyde (Bud) Dulaney, Jr. of Swannanoa; and a special friend: Kenneth Angel of Newdale.
Funeral services will be held at 3PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Roger Hilemon will officiate. Burial will follow in the McIntosh Cemetery on Glendale Avenue.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.