Amy Sweeney Jones

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Amy Sweeney Jones, 65, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late William Akin Sweeney and Nancy Ross Clyde Sweeney. Amy was a homemaker and a member of Promise United Methodist Church in the Holts Corner Community. She was the statistician for the Forrest Rockets football team for 30-plus years and was a member of the Class of 1967 at Forrest High School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nan Sweeney Duvall; a brother, Tony Sweeney; and a grandson, William Johnson.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Wayne "Homer" Jones of Chapel Hill; a daughter, Angie (Ricky) Green of Chapel Hill; two sons, Adam (Jessica) Jones of Chapel Hill and Rusty (Donna) Jones of Chapel Hill; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 12, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Sweeney Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Forrest High School Alumni Association, Chapel Hill Touchdown Association, or Promise United Methodist Church.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, in charge of arrangements.