Following the closing and cleaning of Jones County’s government buildings, essential services continue using skeleton staffs and creative scheduling.
The Jones County Board of Commissioners meeting began with an announcement of added precautions being taken in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
What Jones County’s coaches and athletes had feared has come to pass. The remainder of the spring sports seasons have been canceled, and they will not be made up.
MACON: Dwight Stephenson Eaton, 61, of Country World Drive, died Sunday, March 22, at Pine Pointe Hospice. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
MACON: Betty Jean Manders Singleton, 76, of Macon, passed away Tuesday, March 17. A private graveside service will be held at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with Pastor Seymore Palmer officiating.
Charles Felton Kitchens, 85, passed away Friday, March 13. Memorial services were at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 16 at Hart’s Jones County Chapel. The Reverend Jason Dillard officiated.
GRAY: Shauna Williams Barton, 40, of Turnerwoods Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, at her residence. The family greeted friends from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb.
GRAY: Ms. Virginia Archer Jones, 89, of Gray, passed away Wednesday, March 4. A funeral service was held Saturday, March 7, at 2:00 p.m., at Elam Baptist Church. Reverend Gary Thomas officiated.
MACON: Frankie (Wimberly) Holmes, 89, of Macon, died Tuesday, Feb. 18. The family greeted friends from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray.