Parkway Funeral Home & Parkway Memorial Cemetery

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Evelyn Broadaway Jones

September 15, 1922July 20, 2020

Evelyn Broadaway Jones, 97, died on July 20, 2020 at her home in Cordova, TN . A private family Graveside service will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, MS. Evelyn was born on September 15, 1922 in Jackson to Eva Ruth Keene and Joseph Ernest Broadaway. She was educated in the Jackson Public Schools, graduating from Central High School in 1940. She earned bachelor and master degrees from Mississippi College. Evelyn retired after 30 years service with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She was the first Certified Medical Staff Services Coordinator in Mississippi, a position she held at the University Hospital the last 12 years of her working career. Retirement activities included volunteer work, book club memberships, travel, stitching and bridge. She was a member of Northminster Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Cecil William Jones, and brother, Dr. Rufus Keene Broadaway. She is survived by a son Joseph Mark Jones of Sacramento CA and a daughter Eva Catherine McPeters and her husband Wesley of Cordova, TN and their two daughters, Carrie Kramer (Jackson) of Truth or Consequences, NM and Mary Evelyn McPeters of Knoxville, TN. With gratitude the family declines flowers and memorials and suggests instead that you remember Evelyn with a random act of kindness.


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Julia Latimer

August 3, 2020

I enjoyed playing bridge with Evelyn in her apartment. She was a good bridge player who made sure all had a good time'


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