Linda Sue Mitchell Jones

Published 4:05 pm Wednesday, June 19, 2013


Linda Sue Mitchell Jones, 64, a resident of Enon, died at 3:15 pm Monday June 17, 2013 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

Born Feb. 15, 1949, she was retired from the Washington Parish School Board after 26 years as a cook in the cafeteria of Enon School. She was an outstanding cook and well known for it, especially her chicken and dumplings. She enjoyed giving all her family silly nicknames and loved the fair parade and any other parade she could attend. She was always a loving wife, mother and mother-in-law:

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Billy I. Jones of Enon; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy Paul Jones and Paula Jones of Enon; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley Mitchell Mizell and Ted Mizell of Bogalusa; a sister-in-law, Sandy Jones of Enon; her adopted sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Jimmy Weaver of Enon; a nephew, James Myler; nieces and spouses, Traci Hawk and Michael Hawk, Susie Myler, Anita and Darryl Jones, Heather Jones, Sybil Denham, Melody Phrampus and her girls, great nieces Jessica, Erica and Danielle Gomez; great nieces, Emily Rose Hawk and Emily Smith; special friends, Billy Ray Jenkins and Mary Jean Jenkins, Freddie Boyd, Barbara Boyd and Hershey Oliver; and her special pet dog, “Little Girl.”

She was preceded in death by a young daughter, Lynn Marie Jones; an infant son; her parents, Paul J. Mitchell and Mary Murphy Mitchell; a sister, Edna Myler; a brother, Jackie Ray Mitchell; her father- and mother-in-law, Ivan and Erma Jean Jones; and a brother-in-law, Greg Jones.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 19 at Crain Funeral Home from 6-9 p.m., and will continue on Thursday from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Leon Hickman officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencer Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Billy Ray Jenkins, Jake Runfalo, Ricky Dale Crain, Willie Cochran, Ricky Hartfield and Joe Richardson. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Weaver, Bo Galloway, Norman Taylor, Sal Maurice and Julius Bufkin.

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