Mary Louise Jones

Services for Mary Louise Jones, 74, Frankfort, will be 3 p.m. Friday at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home. W. Tom Hall will officiate. Interment will follow in Frankfort Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones died Tuesday at her residence. A native of Pineville, she spent 23 years in housekeeping at the Governor’s Mansion, spanning several administrations and was a member of Holly Hill Church of Christ. 

Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Robert and Irene Marie Wilson Widener. She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Sanders.

Survivors include her husband,  Hargis C. Jones; children, Stephen C. (Jennifer) Jones, Tina M. (Scott) Mitchell and Donald L. Jones, all of Frankfort; brothers, Harold Widener, Cincinnati, Bill and Howard Widener, Corbin; Robert Widener, Harrogate, Tenn.; Charles Widener, Indianapolis, and John Widener Sr., Frankfort. 

Pallbearers will be Robert Talson, Matthew Talson, David Jones, Josh Clark, Dylan Jones and Scott Mitchell. Honorary bearers are Niesah Clark, Stephanie Jones, Jordan Jones, Christina Taylor and Breanna Jones.

Visitation will be Thursday 5-9 p.m. at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home. Guestbook online at

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