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Lena Phillips Jones

Lena Phillips Jones, age 90, formerly of 504 N. Main Ave., Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Appalachian Christian Village in Johnson City, TN. She was a native of Erwin, TN and a daughter of the late Will and Millie Adkins Phillips. Lena was a member of Maranatha Tabernacle and Trinity Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Lena was preceded in death by her husband Orlanda W. Jones, her son Freddie Jones and brothers Dewey Phillips, Bruce Phillips, and Dee Adkins.

Lena Phillips has left behind to cherish her memories:
Sons: Terry Jones and wife, Elna of Jonesborough, TN
Tracy Jones and wife, Jayne of Orange Park, FL
Grandchildren: Terry William Jones
Jessica Walters
Christine Johnson
Matthew Jones
Beth McKinney
Quentin Jones
16 Great Grandchildren
Brother: M.L. Phillips of Johnson City, TN

A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will be held from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Valley Funeral Home. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Lena Phillips Jones in a funeral service to be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 30, 2014 in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend E.L. Wheeler will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by Queenie Wheeler. A graveside committal service will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Lena Phillips Jones through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN, 423-743-9187.