Myrtle Ruth Young Jones


Myrtle Ruth Young Jones, 84, widow of George LeGrande Dickson Jones, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.

Born Jan. 13, 1930, in Alcolu, she was a daughter of the late William Jefferson Young and  Mildred Loretta Hodge Young. She was a homemaker and a member of the Presbyterian Church at Manning. She always met you with a smile and found joy in helping others.

Survivors include three sons, George LeGrande Dickson Jones Jr. of Orangeburg, Michael Anthony Jones (Kathlene) of Manning and Francis David Jones (Dusty) of Alcolu; two daughters, Beth J. Lyles of Manning and Mary Ann J. Morris (Gene) of Summerton; two brothers, Francis Young of Columbia and David Young (Melva) of Manning; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Manning Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. George Wilkes officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service, and other times at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Gene Morris, 1861 Morgan Lane, White Oak I in Summerton.

Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Church at Manning, P.O. Box 207, Manning, SC 29102.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.









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