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Emma Jean Thornton Jones

May 16, 1929 — June 5, 2021

Emma Jean Thornton Jones

Mrs. Emma Jean Thornton Jones, 92, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Tignall House.

Mrs. Jones was born May 16, 1929 in Washington, GA to Thomas Phillip Thornton and Nina Virginia Walker Thornton. She was a retired transportation specialist at Fort Gordon U.S. Army Base.

She is survived by her children: Robert Jones of Tignall, GA, Joyce J. Bramblett of Carlton, GA; sister: Marilyn Newsome of Washington, GA, one grandson: Griffith Newberry and two great-granddaughters: Madison and Myla.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son: Glenn Ralph Jones and siblings: JoAnn Hart, Becky Thomasson, Robert Thornton and Jimmy Thornton.

Memorial services to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Emma Jean Thornton Jones.

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