Betty Louin Thomas Jones, 76, of Pittsboro, died June 29, 2011 at her residence.
Betty Lou was born in Chatham County, NC on December 25, 1934 to Louin Edward and Clara Taylor Thomas. She attended school here and graduated from Pittsboro High School in 1953. She later attended the Watts School of Nursing. Mrs. Jones was employed by Central Carolina Bank for 34 years.
Betty Lou enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and her four girls, often delegating gardening responsibilities. She also liked gathering with her classmates from the PHS Class of 1953, dining out, and watching Carolina games. She enjoyed traveling and had spent time in destinations such as Paris, Hawaii, London, and Canada. As a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, Betty Lou enjoyed serving in the choir, as a Sunday School teacher, Treasurer, and various other capacities.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her daughters Joan Nipper and husband Rusty; Lisa Hudson and husband, TC; Beth McLaurin and husband, David; and Debbie Morris and husband, Randy, all of Pittsboro; a brother, Charles Thomas of Pittsboro; two sisters, Clarine Thomas of Pittsboro and Anne Pitts of Elon; seven grandchildren, Tiffany and Derrick Nipper, Bethany, Cole, and Katie Hudson, and Stephen and Thomas Gerringer.
Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. Friday night at the funeral home. The funeral service for Mrs. Jones will be held 11:00 a.m.Saturday, July 2nd at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Robinson, Rev. Wesley Thomas, and Rev. Fred Senter officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements for Mrs. Jones are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Pittsboro. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com Select “Obits & Guestbooks”, then “Current Services”.