Mrs. Linda Sumpter Jones, age 75, of Burnside, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
She was born May 16, 1942 in Missouri Hollow in Wayne County, Kentucky, daughter to the late Ernest and Margaret Sumpter. Mrs. Jones was retired from Monticello Shirt Factory where she worked as a seamstress for 30 plus years. Following retirement Linda spent over 15 years eagerly volunteering at Burnside Elementary School. She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandson TY. Linda was of the Baptist faith and a member of First Baptist Church of Bronston. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers; Arnold Odell Sumpter, Billy Bruce Sumpter and Rex Sumpter, and a sister; Janice Bridgeman.
Linda leaves behind to cherish her precious memories; her loving and devoted husband Kyle Jones, whom was united in marriage on February 16, 1959 in Monticello, daughter; Libbie (Edward) Furlong of Somerset, sisters; Sharon McClain ( Luther "Bud") of Monticello, Brother in Law; Kay Bridgeman of Pargon, Indiana, Sister in Law; Janette Abbott Sumpter of Monticello, Like a sister; Lane Doss Lewis ( Billy) of Monticello, grandchildren; Ty (Chelsea) Furlong of Eubank, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Greg McClain and Bro. Carter Stewart officiating. Interment will be in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mrs. Linda Sumpter Jones.
Published on September 12, 2017