Mildred “Wanda” Jones, 70, of Mills River went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Elizabeth House after a lengthy illness. Wanda lived in Henderson County for over thirty years. She was a daughter of the late Calvin Warr and Natha Lee Messer, and the wife of the late Danny Ray Jones who died in 2016. Wanda was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include a son, Donald Bledsoe and his wife Kimberly of Gaffney, SC; two grandchildren, Kristen Steadman and Brandon Bledsoe; two brothers, John Messer of Jonesville, SC, William Messer of Hickory; one sister, Kathy Bledsoe of Gaffney, SC; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Thursday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrin Peterson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel. A private entombment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.