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Patsy Wilkerson Jones, / July 09, 2020

Patsy Wilkerson Jones, 76, wife of Jerry Matthew Jones, died Tuesday, July 7, 2020. She was born in Clarksville on Jan. 18, 1944, daughter of the late James Fonnie Wilkerson and the late Chlorene Buchanan Tuck. Patsy was a homemaker and was a member of Aarons Creek Baptist Church. She loved her Saturday morning drives with Jerry and rarely did you see one without the other. Her passion was her grandchildren and watching them succeed in everything they did. Patsy loved all children, she babysat for years and raised half the neighborhood.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry; son, Jerry Matthew Jones Jr.; daughters, Tammy Ferrell and Victoria Tyler; grandchildren, Krystin Jones, Kaitlyn Jones, Troy Ferrell and Jeri Lynn Tyler; brothers, Robert Wilkerson and James Wilkerson; and sister, Frances Tingen.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Newton.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 11, at 10 a.m. at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Riley officiating.

Memorials may be directed to a cancer society of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.

Arrangements by Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

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