Mrs. Regina “Gina” Dianne Simmons Jones, 45, passed away at Navicent Health on July 1, 2020 in Macon, Georgia. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Ellaville Baptist Church with Rev. Joel Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Ellaville City Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Neal Black, Barry Eggers, Dan DeVane, Matt Ellis, Bill McClellan, and Bailey Story. Honorary pallbearers will be Kyle Bullock and Wiley Jones. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reasonable social distancing should be maintained at all times, and the use of face masks is recommended.
Mrs. Jones was born December 5, 1974 in Columbus, GA to Garnett and Shirley Simmons. She enjoyed kayaking, fishing, swimming, and swinging on the front porch. Mrs. Jones loved her family. She was a member of Ellaville Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school. Mrs. Jones worked for Power Sports Plus in Americus, GA. She had graduated as a LPN from South Georgia Technical College. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include her husband, Lester Jones of Ellaville; daughter, Gracie Jones of Ellaville; her mother, Shirley Simmons of Ellaville; her sister, Stacey Story and husband Dale of Groveland, FL; mother in law, Mary Ellen Jones of Ellaville; brother in law, Wiley Jones and wife Jennifer of Ellaville; and sister in law, Penny Jones of Ellaville. Also surviving are three nieces, Courtney Simmons, Calley Story, Anna Jones, two nephews, Bailey Story and William Jones.
Memorials may be made to Ellaville Baptist Church Children’s Ministry, P. O. Box 325, Ellaville, GA 31806 or to the family of Lester and Gracie Jones at People’s Bank of Georgia, Ellaville.
Way-Watson Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA has been entrusted with the arrangements.