Born in Sylva, NC, she was the daughter of the late Loney A. Cabe and Lilly Ann Hall Cabe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Owen Jones, who died August 25, 2008; daughter, Linda Franks, who died in 1997; two brothers, Junior Cabe and David Lee Cabe; and two sisters, Jeanette Childers and Ruth Buchanan. Lucy was a member of Watauga Baptist Church. She loved to sew, cook, garden, can, needlepoint and play checkers.
She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Johnson and friend (Sonny Garrett) and Gale (J.B.) Carpenter, all of Franklin; two brothers, Grover Cabe of Sylva and Franklin Cabe of Washington; three grandchildren, Arlene (Brian) Jones, Renee (Matthew) Waldroop and Bryan (Jessica) Carpenter, all of Franklin; three great-grandchildren, Samantha Jones, Dalton Jones and Kevin Carpenter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Benny Bagwell, Rev. Ed Frampton and Rev. Rusty Wolfrey will officiate. Burial will be in the Victory Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, at Macon Funeral Home.
Nephews and friends will serve as Pallbearers.
Memorial donations can be made to Macon Funeral Home, PO Box 1175, Franklin, NC 28744.
Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.
Jimmy Ruel Maney
Jimmy Ruel Maney, 78, of Shelby, died Thursday, April 24, 2014. Visitation was from noon-2 p.m., Monday, April 28, at Cleveland Funeral Services. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel, Shelby, with Rev. Chad Jones officiating. Burial followed at Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby.