Mrs. Evelyn Burch Jones, 87, of 808 N. Main Street, died Sunday, July 25, 2010 at Person Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be today, Wednesday, July 28, at 11 a.m. at the Brooks and White Chapel. The Rev. Bruce Allen and the Rev. Phillip Chryst will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews Barry Walker, Michael Burch, Phillip Burch, David Young, Keith Burch, Haley Burch, John David Lunsford and Robert Cox. Born in Caswell County, Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Arthur Clarence and Ella Talley Burch. She was married to the late John Victor Jones.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Carolyn Young, Ophelia Walker, Sadie Burch, Ham Burch and Buck Burch. She is survived by her daughter, Vickie Carver and husband Darnell; her son, Ernie Jones and wife Carol and five grandchildren, Mandy Carver Hill of Huntersville, Victoria Jones, Angelica Jones, Alex Jones and Julianna Jones, all of Roxboro. Mrs. Jones retired from Peebles department store. She was a member of Long Memorial United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for over 20 years. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Person County Unit, P.O. Box 165, Roxboro, NC 27573 or Long Memorial United Methodist Church Children’s Ministries, P.O. Box 310, Roxboro, NC 27573.