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MRS. EMMA LOIS CURTIS JONES - Age 87, of Calhoun, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017. She was the widow of the late Fred Jones.  She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and retired from O. J. Mills.  She was preceded in death by her sons, Clem Simpson Lonnie Curtis, two sisters, Bertha Wyatt, Ella Mae Morris, brothers, Horace Curtis, Lionel Curtis, and one granddaughter, Kanetta Jones.

Survivors are her daughter, Shirley (Tommy) Benham; sons, Dan Curtis, Jerome Jones, Michael (Pamela) Jones of Calhoun, Georgia, and Bishop Claud ( Missionary Marlene) Jones of Dalton, Georgia; seventeen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Friendship Baptist Church, 452 West Line Street, Calhoun, Georgia, with Bishop Claud Jones and Pastor James Washington officiating.  The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service.  Her remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Friday after 11:00 A. M.  Interment, Poplar Spring Cemetery.  Please share your thoughts and memories of Mrs. Emma Lois Curtis Jones at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com.  Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.


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  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Willis Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    To Bishop Jones and family we send our love and prayers your way...may God keep you all..and strength your heart..may God bond your family together..there are really no word...look to god....
    ~ Allen and Harriett Steele   Dalton, GA
  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    The LORD heals the broken hearted. He will comfort and keep you
    ~ Elder Addie Allen   Dalton, GA
  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    Praying for the Jones family. My pray is that The Lord will hold you in the palm of His hands as you make your way thru this journey. Joy comes in the morning. Cathy and Catilyn Wright
    ~ Cathy Wright and Family   Dalton, GA
  • Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Willie, I am praying for you and your family.
    ~ susan dixon   dalton, GA
  • Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Praying for the Jones family. Pastor Edward Hoggs and the Shiloh Baptist Church Family
    ~ Shiloh Baptist Church   Dalton, GA
  • Friday, August 04, 2017
    To the JONES, CURTIS FAMILY may GOD'S peace, presents, love and grace carry you. You're in my prayers as well as my heart.
    ~ Edna"Kitty" Aker   Calhoun, GA
  • Friday, August 04, 2017
    To the Jones family, read 2 Timothy verses 567. Emma Lois she fought a good fight and she finished her course. She keep the faith in God.And to you I pray for each to be comforting knowing she is resting in the hands of God.
    ~ Rev. Jonnie m Boone & family   Columbus, GA
  • Friday, August 04, 2017
    To the Jones family. We offer our Sympathy and Prayers in the Loss of your beloved mother. Our continued prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.
    ~ Pastor Charles & Gay Catchings   Dallas, GA
  • Friday, August 04, 2017
    Our heart and prayers goes out to the Jones-Curtis family, May God bless and give you comfort.
    ~ Billy Joe and Felicia Goodson   Calhoun, GA
  • Saturday, August 05, 2017
    Please accept my deepest condolences. I am praying for strength and comfort for you at this time When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure
    ~ Velina Weaver   Cohutta, GA
  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    My condolences for the loss of your loved one, and may you find comfort in Almighty Gods future promises to mankind at Acts 24:15, Revelation 21:3,4,5.
    ~ Joan Brown   Chicago, IL
  • Monday, August 14, 2017
    I'm sorry to hear about your loss. May you find strength from the words of Psalms 46:1 which reads: "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez