Ruth Elizabeth (Chappell) Jones

July 14, 1928 ~ July 30, 2019 (age 91)


Ruth Elizabeth Chappell Jones, age 91, of New Hill, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Laurels of Chatham.

Ruth was born in Durham County, on July 14, 1928 to the late Lonnie Pinkney Chappell and Myrtle Easter Chappell. She was also preceded in death by her husband Carey Jones, brother Billy Chappell, and sisters Annie Belle and Fannie Marie.

Surviving relatives include three daughters; Libby Eubanks and husband Charlie of Pittsboro, Cathy Whitaker of Pittsboro, Rhonda Jones of Surf City, five grandchildren, Clint Eubanks, Jason Eubanks and wife Julia, Kain Whitaker and wife Ashley, Kurt Whitaker, Andrew Sirls, six great grandchildren, one brother, Robert Chappell and wife Pat of Winston Salem, and two sisters, Margaret Allen and husband Donald of Burlington, and Doris Shears and husband Jim of Florida.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM at Donaldson Funeral Home & Cremation Griffin Chapel. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11AM at New Elam Christian Church with Rev. Ed Earp presiding. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorial contributions to be made in Ruth’s memory to New Elam Christian Church 3290 Pea Ridge Road New Hill, NC 27562.

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August 1, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home
396 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Funeral Service
August 2, 2019

11:00 AM
New Elam Christian Church
3290 Pea Ridge Road
New Hill, NC 27562


New Elam Christian Church
3290 Pea Ridge Road, New Hill NC 27562

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