Billie Sue Jones

Nov. 5, 1935-Dec. 5, 2021


Billie Sue Jones, 86, of McMinnville, passed away Dec. 5, 2021, at NHC Healthcare.

Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 5, 1935, in DeKalb County.

She was a homemaker and was a member of Gath Baptist Church. She had retired from the Warren County school system, loved her flowers and her cats, and was a great cook.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents, Tommy Sylvester and Florence Jones Humphrey; husband, Arzo Austin Jones; son, Paul H. Cantrell; sisters, Margie King, Ellen Cantrell, Doris McBride, Shirley Meade; brothers, W.A. Humphrey, Clyde Humphrey; grandson, Wesley Jones; and son-in-law, Danny Culwell.

Survivors include her stepdaughter, Debra Culwell; stepsons, Jeff Jones (Hillari), Carlton Jones (Donna); grandchildren, Erin Cantrell, Tommy (Erin) Culwell, Christy (Brandon) Boling, Claire Hale, William Hale, Martha (Tyler) Taylor, Will Puckett; great-grandchildren, Austin Newby, Annabella Culwell, Trigg Culwell, Jeb Culwell, Maggie Taylor; special niece, Dotty Pitman; and several other nieces, nephews, and family friends.

 Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Dec. 8, 2021, at McMinnville Funeral Home, with burial in DeKalb Memorial Gardens, in Smithville.

Rick Stewart and Tommy Culwell will officiate. The family will receive friends 5-9 p.m., Dec. 7, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 8, at the funeral home.

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.