Mrs. Rebecca Jo “Becky Jo” Robertson Jones, age 73, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at her home after an extended illness.
Becky Jo was preceded in death by her father, Gus Robertson, Jr. and her husband, Richard Wayne Jones, who died on November 13, 2020.
She is survived by her mother, Mildred Slinker Robertson Newton of Murray, Kentucky; two sons, David C. Jones of Spring, Texas and Gus J. Jones and wife Michelle of Murray, Kentucky; as well as three grandchildren, Tracer Jones of Austin, Texas, Layla Jones and Bobby Johnson both of Mayfield, Kentucky.
Becky Jo was born in Murray, Kentucky on April 20, 1950, to Gus Robertson, Jr. and Mildred Slinker Robertson Newton. She graduated from Murray High School and earned her BS in General Business from Murray State University. Becky Jo was employed by the Southern Baptist North American Mission Board in Atlanta as a computer operator, then returned home to become a wife, mother, and homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Murray, the Priscilla Sunday School Class, the choir, the handbell choir, and was a church greeter. She will be fondly remembered by many for the poetry and songs written to express her faith and celebrating family and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Dr. Greg Earwood, Bro. Rusty Ellison, and Bro. Boyd Smith will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Thursday, September 14, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the First Baptist Church of Murray, 203 South 4th Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
Online condolences can be made at www.jhchurchill.com