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Mary Sue (Dillard) Jones

October 14, 1941 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 78)


Mary Sue Jones, 78, wife of Larry Jones, went to meet her Saviour on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Boyce and Myrl Tate Dillard.

Mary received an MA in English from Clemson University and taught English at Greenville Technical University until she retired in 2003. Mrs. Jones was a faithful member of Hallmark Baptist Church where she was the organist and accompanied her husband, Larry, and other church members for special music. She also taught Sunday School and wrote Sunday School curriculum.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Gina Calvin and husband, John; son, Mat Jones and wife, Juliet; grandson, Benjamin Calvin and wife, Alyssa; great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Elijah Calvin; nieces, Jennifer Miller and husband, Ted, Jocelyn Rafaill and husband, Dennis, and Jessica Elliott; and husband, Bevan.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Martha Jean Horton and brother-in-law Dr. Ronald Horton.

Friends are welcome to visit Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast between the hours of 12 noon and 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020, for viewing and to leave notes of condolence for the family. Due to the CDC and State of South Carolina public guidelines for social distancing, there will be no public visitation period for the family to receive friends. A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Friday, May 22, 2020 in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Hallmark Baptist Church, 211 Bridges Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29681.

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Body to Lie in State
May 21, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast

Graveside Service with Social Distancing
May 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Woodlawn Memorial Park
1 Pine Knoll Drive
Greenville, SC 29609

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