February 8, 1925February 19, 2018

Ruby Jones, 93 of Hudson, NC passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at her residence.

A native of Caldwell County she was born to the late Willard F. and Allie Kate Williams Poovey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John H. Jones, a brother Earl Poovey and a sister Lucille Austin.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her son and wife Dwight and Debbie Jones of Hickory, a brother Charles Poovey of Lenoir and several nieces and nephews.

She was known as a kind and loving person and was an active long time member of First Baptist Church of Hudson. She retired as credit manager from Hammary Furniture after 39 years and served for 20 years as treasurer of the Caldwell Memorial Hospital auxiliary.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 pm prior to the service on Friday, February 23, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Hudson. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Mack Jarvis and Reverend Wade Dellinger officiating. Entombment will follow the service in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lenoir, NC.

Online condolences may be left for the Jones family at

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Jones family with arrangements.


  • Visitation Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Entombment Friday, February 23, 2018


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February 22, 2018

What a wonderful neighbor and friend. We will miss you always.

Myra Poovey Ross

February 21, 2018

Many many great memories of Aunt Ruby... my favorite is family Christmas dinners at her house and having the white elephant auction! What a wonderful life she enjoyed

February 21, 2018

My heart is full of all the wonderful memories of our travels and times we spent together. I will miss my dear sweet Aunt Ruby dearly.