Macon County Chronicle

Clara Olene Russell Jones

Clara Olene Russell Jones, age 89 of Lafayette, TN passed away Tuesday morning, March 16, 2021 at her daughters’ residence in Lafayette, TN. Clara Olene Russell Jones is at the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN. Funeral Services for Olene Jones were conducted Thursday afternoon, March 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN with Brother Michael Swindle officiating. Interment followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens. Kerry Gregory, Barry Gregory, Robert McClanahan, Carson Copas, Brandon Meador, and Shane Whitefield served as pallbearers.

Clara Olene Russell Jones was born March 3rd, 1932 in Macon County, TN, one of nine siblings born to the late Sidney & Susan Knight Russell and departed this life March 16th, 2021 at the age of 89 years and 13 days. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her grandson, Eric Jones, the father of her children, Ray Beasley Jones & 7 of her siblings, brothers, Willie, Raymond, Veltra, Bud & Leamon Russell, sisters, Irene & Mazie Russell. She worked as an assembly worker at Carter’s Automotive for over 20 years. Ms. Olene Jones was Missionary Baptist in belief.

Survivors include: Daughter, Penny & Harold Carnahan, Sons, Timmy & Cindy Jones, and Kenny Jones, all of Lafayette, Grandchildren, Alisha McClanahan, Brooke Robinson, Emily Adamopoulos, Molly Jones, Kody Clason, Kady Clason, Jessi Jones, Shaye Fitzpatrick, and Brandon Carnahan, 26 Great-Grandchildren, Sister, Ruby Gregory of Lafayette, and Special Caregiver, Kendra Brady of Red Boiling Springs.

Arrangements entrusted to Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, TN  615-666-4011, andersonandsonfuneralhomes.com