Wilma Jean Montgomery Jones, age 87 of Mt. Juliet passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Summit Hospital, Hermitage TN.
Born January 27, 1934 in Smith County Tennessee, she was the sixth of sixteen children belonging to the late William Herschel and Bessie Lee Vaughn Montgomery.
The family relocated to Wilson County in 1946 where Wilma lived the remainder of her life. She married William Lewis Jones in 1956, they lived their entire married life off Stewarts Ferry Pike in the Suggs Creek area in the house built by Lewis. Their children are William Terry Jones, Lee Ann Jones Howard, and Lewis Scott (Dawn) Jones; grandchildren, Walter Thomas Howard IV, Dylan Scott Jones, Samuel Montgomery Jones, and Madison Shea Jones.
In addition to her son, daughter, and grandchildren she is survived by siblings, Viola Mable Stephens, Reba Doris Smith, Betty Sue Ricketts, Sheila Edwards, Grady (Clara) Montgomery, David (Patricia) Montgomery, Charles (Gail) Montgomery, and Neal (Colebra) Montgomery and numerous other relatives.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Lewis in 1996; son, William Terry in 2001, her parents and siblings, Leota (Robert) Wrye, Ogeal (Frank) Carpenter, Erlene (Herman) Hardin, Christine (Roger) Napier, Johnny (Wilma) Montgomery, Tamer (Bobbie) Montgomery and Billy (Myrtle) Montgomery.
Mrs. Jones was a member of The Glade Church and a homemaker.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 2 p.m. in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Dr. Trevie Dean will officiate and family will serve as pallbearers.
PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL in care of arrangements. 615-444-7007 OBIT LINE 615-444-7700 www.partlowchapel.com