Evelyn Irene Person was born on March 6, 1931, in Fayette, W.Va. She passed away peacefully at her home on May 24, 2021, at 90 years of age.
“Irene” was one of eight children born to Thomas Jasper Jones Sr. and Mary Frances Jones. Seven siblings that predeceased her were: Thomas Jasper Jones Sr., Eliza Stratton, Mattie Ruth Saunders, Margaret Lee Simpson, Mary Magdalene Hunt, Franklin Roosevelt Jones and Joseph Louis Jones.
Irene grew up as an avid singer and cook. Her yeast rolls were legendary! She was a dedicated employee of Whitten Center in Clinton, up until her retirement. Her greatest accomplishment was on May 12, 1956, when she was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Over 28 years were spent in the full time bible educational work. She always took every opportunity to lovingly speak to anyone and everyone about Bible truths and the hope for humankind.
She is survived by her three children, Alfred Grant Thomas Jr., Gregory Thomas (Annette), and Teresa Ann Thomas; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and acquaintances.
There will be a virtual memorial service via Zoom on Saturday, June 5, beginning at 2 p.m.
Meeting ID: 547 490 4351