Annie Kathleen “Miss Tootsie” Jones, age 77, of Eggleston, departed this life on September 1, 2009 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg, to be with her heavenly Father. She was born in Pearisburg, on January 12, 1932 , one of four children of the late Cecil and Cindy Slash Summers. She was united in marriage to the late Marco Polo Jones and to their union were born three children. She was a faithful member of the Goodwill Church of God in Christ in Eggleston until her departure. Sister Kathleen (Tootsie) to some of her family will be missed and remembered always with much love. She is gone, but will never be forgotten.
She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters Vanessa Scott and her husband Roscoe Scott and Melissa Jones all of Eggleston; one son and daughter-in-law Marco and Brenda Jones of Dublin; her sister Vellen King of Pembroke, her brother James Summers of Pembroke; three grandchildren Brittany Scott of Lorton, Courtney Jones of Blacksburg, and Taylor Jones of Dublin; her Godchildren Tony Peoples, and Michael T. Peoples of Pearisburg; her long time friends Clara Freeman, Francis Freeman, Sister-in-law Estelle Summers, John Lockey, Brother-in-law Calvin (Mayo) Jones and Trudy Jones.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 2:00 PM in the Goodwill Church of God in Christ at Eggleston with Elder Clinton D. Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.