Nellie V Jones
January 9, 1926 – March 11, 2018
Nellie “Nell” Greenway Jones was born in Gainesville, Georgia on January 9, 1926. She passed away on March 12, 2018. A consummate wife, mother and homemaker, Nell was an excellent cook and enjoyed taking care of her family. She was a lifetime member of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs and an accredited flower show judge. She was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching and discussing football, baseball and golf. Nell was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Backman “Johnnie” Jones and her beloved dachshund “Binky.” Nell is survived by her two children, daughter Virginia Jones Dodd and husband Steve, son Backman Johnnie Jones, Jr. and wife Teresa Thomas. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Tiffany Melovich, Jessica Longwell, Lindsey DeBevoise, Lucy Bowers, Haney Dodd, William Dodd, Maddie Thomas, Niki Thomas and six great-grandchildren, Luke Melovich, Owen Melovich, Ava Longwell, Emery, Drew DeBevoise, Parker Bowers. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Gardens of Memories in Tampa, FL.
- Graveside Tuesday, March 20, 2018