Florence  Jones


Florence Coursey Jones died July 3, 2019, age 97, in Austell, GA. She graduated from Furman University and taught high school English before marrying Robert Hayne Jones, Jr., also of Greenwood, in 1945. She had three children, Joyce Jones Vosburgh of Tampa, FL, Linda Jones (Ed Hunt) of Atlanta, GA, and Robert Jones, III (Tammy) of Brooksville, GA. The family lived in various towns in the Carolinas and Georgia: Union, SC, Rutherfordton, NC, Kingstree, SC, Tryon, NC, Spartanburg, SC; Tifton, Dublin, and Milledgeville, GA. Everywhere Florence lived, she made good friends and was an active member of local garden clubs and the Women of the Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 51 years; her parents, D. Price Coursey and Elizabeth Dominick Coursey of Greenwood, SC; and her brothers, David Price Coursey and William Abner Coursey. She is survived by her sister, Bette Warner (Mrs. Horace T. Warner); sister-in-law, Jean Jones Park (husband, William John Park), all of Greenwood, SC; her three children; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, a nephew, and their families. Graveside services will be held at Edgewood Cemetery in Greenwood, SC.
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Nancy Bacon
Jul 04, 2019
I lived next door to Florence (and Bob) from 1982 until she moved from Milledgeville, some 22 years later. She was a good friend as well as a good neighbor, and we became each other’s official taster of new recipes over the years. My heartfelt condolences go to her family.