Kathy Wright Jones, age 69, of Blairsville, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at her home. She was born May 11, 1950, to the late Fred Ephraim Wright and Mary Ellen Carpenter Wright. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Kathy retired from Gilmer County Board of Education where she worked as a teacher’s assistant and bus driver.
She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Millholland.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Bobby Jones; daughter, Melissa Sutherland; grandsons, Dusty Millholland, Benjamin Sutherland, Adam Sutherland and Luke Sutherland; sister, Mary Ruth Wilson; and brother, Freddy Earl Wright.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 20, 2020, from the Akins Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tim Taylor officiating. Music was provided by Teresa Ross and Margaret Crawford.
Interment followed in the New Hope Baptist Church cemetery with Dusty Millholland, Benjamin Sutherland, Adam Sutherland, Luke Sutherland, Jimmy Jones and Mike Jones serving as pallbearers. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.