Mrs. Deborah Sue “D. J.” Jones, age 57, of Menlo, GA passed away Thursday, October
20, 2011 at her residence.
Mrs. Jones was born November 13, 1953 in LaFayette, GA , the daughter of Esto
Virginia Ellison Young. She was retired from Shaw Industries. Mrs. Jones was
preceded in death by her infant son, Michael Allen Bowman; father, Jason L. Young; grandparents, Augustus & Beulah Ellison, Jessie & Blanche Young; and a sister-in-law;
Beth Young. Mrs. Jones was a devoted pet lover and bird watcher. She loved reading
and gardening.
Survivors include her lifelong companion, Jerry David Holbrook, Menlo, GA;
mother, Esto Young, LaFayette, GA; children, Pati Ware and Jeffrey Hughes, Lyerly,
GA, Hope and Don Oliver, LaFayette, GA, Kenneth David Holbrook, and Tammy
Lynn Barnes; brothers and wives, Randy and Judy Young, Tony and Tammy Young,
Mark and Gloria Young, all of LaFayette, GA; grandchildren, Amber Rhinehart,
Joseph Ware, Elizabeth Shrubb, James Michael Wilson and 5 additional Grandchildren;
great-grandchildren, Payton Ware and Addison Ware; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Mason Funeral
Home with Rev. Melvin Bridges officiating. Burial will follow in Chattooga Baptist
Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Mark Young, Joseph Ware, Jeff Hughes,
Brandon Rinehart, Fred Lawson, and Eddie Kennedy. Honorary pallbearers will be
Rance Harrell, Richard Harrell, Ricky Harrell, and Steve Dupree.
Mrs. Jones will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive
friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p. m. Friday, October 21, 2011.
Mason Funeral Home is directing. For guestbook, please go online to