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Obituary for Ethel Lois Waldroop (Jones)

Ethel Lois Waldroop, 90, of Franklin, went home to be with Jesus, on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late George and Lola Hasting Jones. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oarn Waldroop; daughter, Helen Jenkins Wilson; granddaughter, Christy Waldroop; and siblings, Grady Jones, Zeb Jones, Burt Jones, Wiley Jones, Myrtle Mincey, and Bessie Jones.

Ethel was a member of Tellico Baptist Church. She loved to sew, quilt, and take care of her dogs and cats. Spending time with her family was what she enjoyed most.

Ethel is survived by her son, James Waldroop (Pat) of Franklin; sister, Rosalee Williamson of Franklin; and grandchildren, Travis, Landon, George, Danny, Edith, and Jennifer. Also surviving are numerous great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Funeral Service will be 2pm, Wednesday, January 19, at Tellico Baptist Church. Rev. Morris Tippett will officiate. Burial will be in the Tellico Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6pm till 7pm on Tuesday, January 18 at Macon Funeral Home.

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Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.