Skip to content

Marcella Jones

Marcella Jones, 68, of Pikeville, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away on February 2, 2015.

She was of the Baptist faith and attended New Harmony Baptist Church. She owned and operated a daycare for several years. Some of her favorite pastimes were spent sewing, gardening, cooking, and doing genealogy research. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Mattie Lee (Yates) Rigsby.

Left behind to cherish Marcella’s memory are her husband, Frank Jones; children, Frank (Rhonda) Greer, Lisa Ann (Douglas) Echternacht, both of Anchorage, Alaska, and Connie Jones, of Pikeville; a brother, Raymond Rigsby, Dayton; sisters, Ada Mae Carlton and Debbie McCullough, both of Pikeville, and Vera Maynor of Dayton; granddaughters, JoAnna Accuardi, Louisville,Kentucky, Amanda (Jona) Nelson, Jacksonville, North Caorlina, Ashley Echternacht, Anchorage, Alaska, and Alyssa Echternacht, Pikeville; one great-granddaughter; Audrey; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.

A Celebration of Marcella’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, February 6 at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Donnie Lawson officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday. Burial will be in the Rigsby Cemetery.

Please share your thoughts and condolences online at

Arrangements were entrusted to Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville.

Leave a Comment