Posted: Thu 3:15 PM, Aug 29, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Lover’s Lane Chapel
Pauline Griffin Jones passed away this past weekend. A graduate of Pfeiffer College and Florida State University, she was retired from the English department of Western Kentucky University, where she taught for over 30 years.
A native of Spindale, N.C., she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas G. Jones; her parents; two brothers; a nephew; and special friend, Brenda High. She is survived by three sisters, Ina Griffin of Arlington, Va., Barbara Ijames (Walt) of Advance, N.C., and Betty Bivens (Garland) of Forest City, N.C. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Yvonne Griffin of Spokane, Wash.; and three nieces, one nephew, two great-nieces and one great-nephew.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at J.C. Kirby & Son Lover’s Lane Chapel. The family will receive friends after the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to BRASS, 2321 Old Louisville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101 or to the Thomas G. Jones Scholarship Fund in the English department. These should be sent to the College Heights Foundation at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101.