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Lena Jones

May 25, 1929 — September 11, 2023

McMinnville, TN resident and Warren County, TN native Lena Doak Jones, age 94, was born May 25, 1929 and died September 11, 2023 at Willow Branch Health and Rehabilitation in McMinnville, TN following an extended illness.           

A retired counselor with the Tennessee State Employment Commission and a member of Westwood Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Flossie McBride Doak. She was married to Charles Warren Jones on July 1, 1949 who preceded her in death on December 27, 2021. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Jim, Hugh and Sam Doak and sister, Irene Doak. 

Mrs. Jones is survived by children, Randy (Kathy) Jones of Flowery Branch, GA, Cindy (Monte) Swann of Viola, TN and Chuck (April) Jones of Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren, Mendi Davis, Travis Swann, Warren Swann, Elgin Leary and Megan McCoy; eight great-grandchildren, Will Davis, Eli Davis, Lexie McCoy, Beatrice McCoy, Waylon Swann, Violet Swann, Cannon McCoy and Charlotte Swann; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and close friend, Paula King.

A private graveside service was held with the family at Smyrna Cemetery in Warren County, TN.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hearth & Home Quilter Guild, 386 Old Shelbyville Road, McMinnville, TN 37110.

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High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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