Doris Baggett Jones, 94


HOPE MILLS — Doris Baggett Jones, 94, of Hope Mills, formerly of Lillington, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Born Feb. 12, 1927, in Harnett County, Doris was left in the backseat of a doctor’s car during a snowstorm and never knew her birth parents. She was adopted by the late Hiram and Dolly Moore Baggett of Lillington, where she grew up, went to Peace College, and married the late Carl Ellis Jones. Together they owned and operated Massey Hill Hardware in Fayetteville.

She is survived by her son, Ellis Jones and wife Diane; grandson, Jonathan Jones and fiancée Brittney; granddaughter, Ashley Jones Yates and husband Kenneth; and great-grandchildren, Waylon Jones, Bowen Jones and Kaden Yates.

With faithful dedication, Doris had a perfect church attendance for the past 77 years and currently attended Westminster Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at Pinecrest Funeral and Cremation Services in Hope Mills with services to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be held at Lafayette Memorial Park in Fayetteville.

Doris will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Spring Fest Fund at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2505 Village Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304.


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