Mary Jones, age 83, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017, at her home. Mrs. Jones retired from Lake Barkley State Resort Park where she worked in the Housekeeping Department for over 37 years. She was a member of Blue Spring Baptist Church in Caldwell County.
She is survived by one son, William Thomas (Debbie) Armstrong of Cadiz; two daughters, Flora Armstrong of Cadiz, and Vicky Smith of Paducah; four grandchildren, Dietta Lance, Alvis Finley, Darla Neel, and Tiffany Finley; 16 great grandchildren; and two brothers, William Merrick of Princeton, Kentucky, and Amos (Wilma) Merrick of Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas R. "Tom" Jones; her parents, William Henry and Henry Lovie Reddick Merrick; and seven brothers, Norris Merrick, Bobbie Merrick, Lucian Merrick, Richard Merrick, Willie Merrick, Thomas Merrick, and James Merrick.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, with the funeral service to begin at 1:00 p.m., with Reverend Ronnie Sivells officiating. Burial will follow at Caldwell Blue Spring Cemetery in Caldwell County.