Sue Terrell Jones, 71, of Cleveland, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at her home.
She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. She graduated from Peabody College and the Warren Gary Gay School of Design.
She worked in several different fields including working as a social worker, a textbook sales administrator and English teacher at the Cleveland Day School, in interior Design and in real estate.
She loved tennis, bridge and reading. She was on a National Championship Tennis team while living in Indianapolis. She enjoyed competitive duplicate bridge and participated in several major tournaments. In recent years, she especially enjoyed the Cleveland Bridge Club games at the Senior Center and also her regular Wednesday bridge group.
As an avid reader, she supported the Cleveland Bradley County Library and served on the board of Friends of the Library Association.
She will be long remembered for her courageous battle against the ravages of COPD. She never, never gave up this fight. The family extends appreciation for her many friends who helped her in this battle. The family also extends appreciation to the professional medical and home health care personnel at SkyRidge Medical Center, Family Home and Hospice Care and Personal Care Choices for their wonderful support.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Margaret Terrell.
She is survived by her husband, Richard (Tiger) Jones of Cleveland; sons: Allan and wife, Heather of Richmond, Va., and Terry and wife, Melissa, of Stafford, Va.; grandchildren: Nate Jones, Stuart Morris, Alexis Jones and Christopher Jones; sister, Kathy Hurst and husband, Steve, of Clinton; and nephews: Ryan, Harold and Ty Jones.
The service will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 1 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013.
Burial will be in the St. Luke’s Memorial Garden following the service.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the church Parish Hall prior to the service.
Memorials in lieu of flowers should be given to St. Luke’s Church or the charity of your choice.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Jones family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.