Catherine Jones, 95 Formerly of Farmville, Dies June 24 At Home

Published 12:03 pm Sunday, August 15, 2010

MARTINSVILLE, June 30 – Catherine Bergendahl (Katie) Jones, 95, of Martinsville, formerly of Farmville, died quietly at home, Wednesday, June 24, 2009. She was born in Roanoke on August 18, 1914 to the late Oscar E. Bergendahl and Cora Emma Cuddy Bergendahl.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Martinsville. Katie was the widow of William Edgar Jones and also was preceded in death by two sisters.

She is survived by two daughters, Catharine J. Nelson and husband, Gary of Martinsville and Judith H. Johnston and husband, Phil of Louisville, KY; a son, William Edgar Jones Jr. of LaGrange, TX; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Thelma Lundy of Rocky Mount, NC and Elleen Cairy of Huntington Beach, CA and a brother, Oscar E. Bergendahl Jr. of Erwin, TN.

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According to her wishes she has been cremated and a family memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family requests that any memorial be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Patrick Henry Ave., Martinsville, VA 24112. Those wishing to express a memory or sympathy on-line, may do so by visiting;

Bassett Funeral Service, Martinsville, is serving the family of Mrs. Jones.