Joan Jones Williams Bolin

Published 4:17 pm Monday, September 21, 2015

Joan (pronounced Jo Ann) Jones Williams Bolin died at her home in Mocksville Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, two days after her 76th birthday, following a battle with leukemia.

A lifelong resident of Davie County, she was the daughter of the late Sherman Cash Jones and the late Ruth Florence Owen Jones, and the widow of James Paul Bolin who died Nov. 13, 2013, after 50 years of marriage.

She graduated from Davie County High School. She retired as a supervisor with Lee Jeans (now VF Jeanswear) after 15 years. She was a member of Mocksville First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors: a son, Clyde “Junior” Williams (Beverly) of Welcome; 2 daughters, Paula Vandevander (Larry) of Mount Solon, Va., and Glenna Hall (Fred) of Welcome; a brother, Donald Jones (Shirley Ann) of Mocksville; a sister, Jackie Jones of Mocksville; 7 grandchildren, Jeremy Williams (Amanda), Cristin W. Smith (Andrew), Randy Miller (caregiver during her illness), Amber Purdey, Sophie Vandevander, Max Vandevander and Harley Hall; 6 great-grandchildren.

The family was to receive friends at Davie Funeral Service Chapel from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. A celebration of life service was to be conducted at 3 p.m. at the funeral chapel officiated by the Rev. Brenda McCalop, M. Div., chaplain for Hospice.  A gathering and time of fellowship with family and friends will follow the service at the funeral home.

Memorials: Hospice and Palliative Care.