Mrs. Ruby Jones

Obituary of Mrs. Ruby Smith Jones

Mrs. Ruby Smith Jones, 97, of Kernersville, NC, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 30, 2024.


A native of Stokes County, NC, Ruby was the wife of 72 years to the late Wayne Jordan Jones and the daughter of Ezra Smith and Ella Simmons Smith, both deceased. Ruby was actively involved at Wayne Jones Ford, Eden, NC as the business manager for many years. She was an active member of Main Street United Methodist Church, Kernersville, NC where she taught preschool and served in many compacities in the United Methodist Women's Organization.


Survivors include her son Tim Jones and wife, Lori of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Cathy Jones of Charlotte, NC, Stephen Jones and wife, Sarah of Chapel Hill, NC, Hillary Ash and husband, John of Charlotte, NC, and Natalie Kohn and husband, Lennox of Charlotte, NC; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Pat Bryan, and Frances Marion; and numerous extended family and friends.


In addition to her husband and parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her son, Joseph Wayne Jones; four sisters; and three brothers.


Funeral services celebrating her life will be held at 11:00AM Friday May 3, 2024, at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel with Dr. Michael J. Gehring and Dr. Al Ward officiating. The family will greet friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately by the family at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church, 306 S. Main St., Kernersville, NC.


We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the staff of Kerner Ridge Assisted Living, Kernersville Medical Center, and Trellis Supportive Care who all provided incredible care.


Friends and family may offer online condolences at


Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, May 3, 2024
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel
213 West Mountain Street
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
(336) 904-1053