Sarah Spaugh Reeves Jones, of Swansboro, NC, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Carteret General Hospital, Morehead City, North Carolina. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6 at the Pittsboro United Methodist Church, 71 West Street, PO Box 716, Pittsboro, NC 27312. The family will receive friends following the service.
She was born April 18, 1952 to Thomas Long Reeves and Jean Holdridge Reeves of Pittsboro, NC.
Son, Thomas Newton Jones of the home survives as do her mother, Jean Reeves of Pittsboro, NC; sisters, Kay Reeves Skalchunes of Clemmons, NC, Melissa Reeves Raley (Michael) of Raleigh, NC, Ann Reeves Larsen (Jørn) of Durham, NC; seven nieces and nephews; and six great-nieces and nephews.
In 1974, Sarah earned a Child Development/Family Relations degree and Early Childhood Teaching Certification from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She retired after thirty years teaching young children in Onslow County Schools. Friends and family remember her love of children, reading, knitting, and quilting.
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The family suggest memorials be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, National Processing Center, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea MN 56007-9918 or Friends of the Chatham Community Library- Children's Programs, PO Box 1108, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at www.jonesfh.org