September 28, 1914 ~ April 22, 2007

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Viola Lynch Jones, 92, of Brevard Road, Asheville, went very peacefully to be with the Lord Sunday, April 22, 2007, after a short illness at the CarePartners Hospice Solace Center. Mrs. Jones was born in Buncombe County and was the daughter of the late William and Cassie Cauble Lynch. She and her late husband W. Toy Jones, who died in 1989, owned and operated Jones Garage on Brevard Road. She attended Bent Creek Baptist Church and more recently attended Starnes Cove Baptist Church. She loved the Lord and her church. She attended church every Sunday and worship services at the Baptist Retirement Home. She loved her family and in turn was loved very much by her family. She cared about her friends and was a blessing to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed. Surviving are two nieces, Barbara Morton and her husband, Melvin, of Asheville, and Marie Marsh of Black Mountain; one great-nephew, Eddie Morton and his wife, Mandy, of Asheville; two great-nieces, Becky Dalton and her husband, Lynn of Asheville, and Martha Israel and her husband, Tom, of Appleton, WI; and five great-great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Charlie Sams and Tommy Bridges officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and suggest that memorials be made to CarePartners Hospice, John F. Keever Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813, or to WNC Baptist Retirement Home, 213 Richmond Hill Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. Mrs. Jones was a very kind, sweet lady. I was her pharmacist many years ago before I moved from Asheville; and she certainly made a lasting impression on me with her love of life and enjoyment of every day she had. Her family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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  2. Please accept my deepest sympathy in the death of Viola. She had been attending my church for some time and we had grown to love her.

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