PINEVILLE – Evelyn Jones Main, 89, of Pineville, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at her home. She was born in Pineville on April 30, 1923, and was a daughter of the late William Green Jones and Rose Ellen Creech Jones. Evelyn was a member of the Riverside Baptist Church and had been a Homemaker, extraordinary cook, flower gardener, maker of beautiful needlework and had a great love of her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, John C. “Pete” Main, and brothers and sisters, Florence Hampton, Tilman Hollingsworth, Bill Hollingsworth, Millard Jones, Pauline Gantt and Jesse Jones.
Survivors include her daughter, Judy Rose Langford, and her husband, Edwin of Frankfort, KY; grandchildren, Florence Elizabeth Jackson, Robert Sean Young and John Phillip Young; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Cox and Jacob Jackson; sister-in-law, Dorothy Philpot; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, close friends and caregivers.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home with Rev. David Daniels, Rev. Bill Dunn and Rev. Chris Arnold. Burial will follow in the Pineville Memorial Cemetery with her grandsons, family and friends serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Pineville, which is honored to be serving the Main family. Light a virtual candle and sign the guestbook at www.arnettsteele.com.