The Union Recorder


March 4, 2014

Sherry "Sunshine" Jones

MILLEDGEVILLE — Sherry Parks Jones, or more favorably known as “Sunshine”, 57, passed away Feb. 28 at Emory University Hospital while continuing a battle against heart disease.

Memorial services will be conducted Monday, March 3, 2014 at 6 p.m. in Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Milledgeville with the Rev. Ralph Story officiating. Interment will be private.  The family will be at the funeral home Monday evening from 5 until the service hour to receive friends.

Mrs. Jones was the daughter of Mildred Bass Parks and the late William Carr Parks. Sunshine was born on July 3, 1956 in Reynolds, attended Taylor County High School and received a degree in nursing from the former Georgia College in Milledgeville. She served the communities of Eatonton and Sparta for many years as a registered nurse. Sunshine was an avid Atlanta Braves and NASCAR fan.

She is survived by her husband, Lewis Randall “Randy” Jones; son. Carr Chester Jones of Mooresville, N.C.; mother, Mildred Bass Parks; siblings, Wayne (Johnnie) Parks, Linda (Jack) Grant, Corine (Gary) Hobbs, JoAnn (Tom) Kasel, May (Nicolas) Morga; brother-in-law, Ken (Donna) Jones; 11 nieces and nephews; and 22 great-nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway Suite No. 1, Marietta, Ga. 30067.

Please express online condolences at

Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville has charge of arrangements.

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