Mrs. Betty Lee Wishon Jones

Mrs. Betty Lee Wishon Jones, 80, of Ellijay, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, at the Clay County Care Center of Hayesville, N.C.

She was born May 24, 1938, in Ellijay, to the late Eli McKinley Wishon and Effie Arminda Key Wishon.  She was a graduate of Gilmer High School, class of 1956. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church and retired from the Gilmer County School System where she worked in food preparation. She loved working with her flowers and in her garden. 

She is preceded in death by husband, Jimmy Richard Jones; sisters, Denia Newton, Edith Newton and Willie Allen; and brothers, Warren Wishon, Clay Wishon and Herbert Wishon.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Gary Hyde, of Ellijay, Cathy and Chris Brooks, of Clarkesville, Carla and Phil Davis, of Ellijay; grandchildren, Kevin and Kelly Hyde, Amanda and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Cantrell, Elizabeth Davis and Mac Brooks.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from the Salem Baptist Church with the Rev. Bryan Hensley, the Rev. Jamie Kerr and the Rev. Adam Banks officiating. 

Music was by the Salem Baptist Church Choir. 

Interment was in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Kevin Hyde, Joshua Cantrell, Jerry Wishon, Ronnie Wishon, Billy Newton and Mitchell Newton. 

Condolences can be made at

Logan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006