Mrs. Mary Lillie Farrar Jones, 92, of 344 Cumnock Road, Sanford, North Carolina, quietly transitioned to her new heavenly home on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the home of her daughter, Ms. Mary Taylor.
Mother Jones was born on April 25, 1928, to the late Booker T. and Connie Mae Phillips Farrar of Pittsboro, North Carolina. She was the second oldest of ten children.
Mother Jones attended school in the Chatham County School System. In her early years of life, she attended Mitchell's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
Brother Frank and Mother Mary's family would soon begin to grow over the next decade. To their union, they had five children, Frank Edward, James Ray, Mary Janes, Delores Ann, and Billy Wayne.
Mother Mary was employed at Sunshine Garden during the late 1960's. After her employment ended at Sunshine Garden, she then became a caregiver throughout the community.
Mother Jones loved to fish, work in the garden, hunt wildlife, sew, and most of all, serve The Lord,
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Taylor; son, Billie Wayne (Frances) Jones; brothers, Jimmy (Euphalia) Farrar, Charlie (Lillie Mae) Farrar, Julius Farrar, Frank Farrar; Minister Linda Leach; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.
Mother Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, Sr.; sons, James Ray and Frank Edward; a daughter, Delores Ann; her parents, Booker T. and Connie Phillips Farrar; and brothers, Bennie, Johnnie, Walter, and London Farrar.
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