January 21, 2023, 64, Goldsboro –
Phyllis Ann Howell Jones passed away Saturday morning at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of Floyd David Howell and the late Betty Williams Howell. Phyllis was retired from DHHS Eastern Controllers at Cherry Hospital and previously with the Wayne County Department of Social Services.
A Memorial Service to Celebrate her life will be held Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with Phyllis’ dear friend, Rev. Richard Phillips officiating. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held immediately following the service at the funeral home. At other times, the family will be at the home of Mike and Shannon Raper, 2512 Bradford Place, Goldsboro, NC.
Along with her father, Phyllis is survived by her husband, Timothy R. Jones; her daughter and son-in-law, Heather Anthony Massengill and Joseph Massengill: her sister, Beth Spainhour; her brother and sister-in-law, Dexter and Joan Howell; sisters-in-law, Cindy Jones, Teri Lewis (Bobby) and Lori Spurgeon (Michael); brother-in-law, Jeffrey D. Jones; nieces and nephews, Shannon Raper (Mike), Ann Marie Outlaw (Brandon), Adrienne Game (Skylar), Gracie Raper, Jonathan Howell, Matthew Howell, Christopher Howell, David Howell, Haylee Batson, Chris Radford, Joshua Lewis, Lindsey Lewis, Chelsie Spurgeon (Jonathan), Chad Spurgeon, Hailey Jones, Madison Jones, Ashton Jones, and Lucas Jones.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Gene Spainhour, and her niece, Brooke Wiggs.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Jones family, and online condolences can be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com