Vera Davis Jones, 89, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, October 8, 2023 at her residence. Born August 4,1934 in Obion County, TN, she is the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Vera Mae Hayes Davis. Vera was a faithful member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She will always be remembered with a smile on her face and helpful advice as a former sales associate at Schlesinger’s Style Shop and Tempe’s.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Dr. Phill Hall and Reverend Shawn Allred with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 10th beginning at 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Steve Stafford, Brian Blair, Andrew Harrington, Shelton Jones, Chris Jones and Ed Benthal will be serving as pallbearers.
She is survived by her daughter, Edye Heathcott (Jeff) of Dyersburg; her brother, Joe Ray Davis of Kenton; four grandchildren, Jeff Heathcott, II, Laura Anne Henderson (Casey), Casey Kirkland, Georgia Wicker (Dylan); and five great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Dunaway, Rilan Daves, Olivia Henderson, Heath Henderson and Westyn Wicker.
The family would like to give thanks to her caregivers, Casandra Robertson, Kay Ware, Diane Mayberry, Vicki Adams and Geri Hendren; as their love, kindness and dedication were greatly appreciated.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James A. Jones; her daughter, Debbie Kirkland; two sisters, Beauton McFarland, Omega “Freck” Flowers; and three brothers, G.C. Davis, Haynes Davis and Bill Davis.
The family requests memorials be directed to Hillcrest Baptist Church Benevolence Fund or Young at Heart or Transitions of Dyersburg.
Funeral services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Jones family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at www.curryfuneral.com.