Kristy Diane Johnson Jones
By Kim Swindell Wood | September 8, 2018 9:53 am
Kristy Diane Johnson Jones, 38, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 4, 2018, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta.
Mrs. Jones was born Aug. 5, 1980, in Crossville. She was a former longtime employee of The Expositor, in Sparta; worked with her mother in the restaurant business where she had many jobs; and later became a caregiver to her grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Wayne Jones; brother, Robert “Tooter” Johnson; and grandparents, James M. and Abbie Johnson, John Arthur Copeland II, and Lorene Copeland.
Survivors include her mother, Vaunda Johnson Copeland; father, John Arthur Copeland III; and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral service will be 4 p.m., Sept. 9, 2018, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Eastland Cemetery. The family will receive friends noon-4 p.m., Sept. 9, at the funeral home. Sam Davis will officiate.
Jessie Youngblood, Jacob Youngblood, J.J. Baksa, Jeffrey Jones, Brian Harris, and Matt Streval will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hunter Funeral Home, P.O. Box 90, Sparta, Tennessee 38583, to help the family with funeral expenses.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.