Joan Jones

    Joan Crisp Jones, 80, of the Anthony Branch community in Robbinsville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at her residence.
    She was a native of Graham County, and the daughter of the late Arnold and Pauline West Crisp.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, David Crisp.
    She is survived by her husband, Robert Jones; her children and their spouses, Connie and Larry Stalcup of Murphy; Gary and Claudine Jones of Robbinsville, and Carol and Ricky Southard of Robbinsville; her grandchildren, Jason Stalcup, Lonnie Stalcup, Candy Jones, Danielle Jones, Abby Jones and Devin Southard; her great-grandchildren, Blake Stalcup and Payton McCracken; her sisters, Jean Taylor, Janet Lequire and Lynette Rogers, all of Robbinsville, and Ann Roberts of Franklin; and her brother, James Crisp of Robbinsville.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Sweetgum Baptist Church. The Revs. Daniel Stewart, Kenny Ball and Mike Teem officiated. Burial followed at Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
    The family receive friends from noon-2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the church prior to the service.
    Townson-Smith Funeral Home, Robbinsville, was in charge of arrangements.
    An online register is available at

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