Mary Lois Eterno


Mrs. Mary Lois Eterno, 92, of Homer, passed away  Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. 

Mrs. Eterno was born in Swannanoa, North Carolina, a daughter to the late Raleigh Newton Jones and the late Rosa Adams Jones. Mrs. Eterno was a member of the St. Catherine's Labouré Catholic Church in Jefferson, where she was a member of the Ladies' Guild, the church choir and a member of the Bereavement Support Group of St. Mark Catholic Church in Clarkesville. Mrs. Eterno was a department manager at Gibson's in Gainesville and was a librarian in the Banks County Library.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Eterno was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Eterno; son, Vincent Eterno; sister, Euretha Richez; and brothers, Hoyt Jones and George Conley Jones. 

Survivors include her daughters, Francine Salvatore of Washington, Michigan, Jennifer Hinson of Cornelia and Rose Adams of Maysville; in-laws, Dr. Wallace Hinson of Cornelia, Gary Adams of Maysville and Jim Salvatore of Washington, Michigan; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday,  Aug. 10, in the St. Catherine's Labouré Catholic Church in Jefferson with Father Richard Tibbetts officiating. 

Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial gifts to the St. Catherine Labouré Catholic Church Cemetery Fund, 180 Elrod Road, Jefferson, GA 30549. Per Mrs. Eterno's request, she would like everyone to please attend the church of their choice this Sunday.                                                         

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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