Greta Claire Morgan Jones, age 89, of Houston, TX, formerly of Hopkinsville and Princeton, passed away at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Brookdale Shadowlake Assisted Living Facility in Houston, TX of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Spurling officiating and burial to follow in Fredonia Cemetery in Fredonia, KY. Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 PM on Friday, January 19, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Greta was born in Caldwell Co., on February 11, 1928, the daughter of the late John Thomas “Tom” and Flora Mable Winn Morgan. She grew up in Flat Rock, Fredonia and married the love of her life Sam H.C. Jones in 1949. Greta, Sam, and their son Samuel moved to Hopkinsville in the early 1960’s. Greta was a devoted wife and mother. She was a homemaker. She volunteered at the grade school where her son attended and served as a den mother to neighborhood cub scouts. She regularly worked as a poll worker. Her faithful service was with her church, the Hopkinsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, as Sunday School and VBS teachers, a member of the choir, and among numerous areas within the church. She was a member of Woodmen of the World and a former elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Her favorite hobby was bowling and she was on the bowling league for many years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Sam H.C. Jones in 1994, and her sister and brother in law Ida and Ted Beckner.
Survivors include her son Samuel Morgan Jones and wife Nancy of Houston, TX; two grandchildren Samuel Lee Jones and wife Micah of Houston, TX, and Jessica Morgan Jones Neufeld and husband Derek of Kansas City, MO; one great grandson Samuel Fox Jones; two nephews Johnny and Toby Beckner; three nieces Nancy McCaslin, Catherine Sumner and Tonya Beckner; and many great and great great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Hopkinsville.