Kathryn Jones Fender, age 80, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 following an extended illness. Mrs. Fender was born on August 15, 1940 in Brooks County, Georgia the daughter of the late Robert M. Jones and Ola Annis Norris Jones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Fender and a sister, Linda Nesbit. Mrs. Fender was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include three sons, Rusty Fender (Carol) of Douglas, GA, Dana Fender (Hope) of Fernandina Beach, FL and, Jeff Fender (Kathy) of Tifton, GA; eight grandchildren, Dale Fender, Ansley Fender, Caroline Hand (Chris), Will Fender (Ivey), Austin Fender, Andrew Fender (Kelsea), Russ Fender (Caitlyn) and, Evan Fender; eight great grandchildren, Trenton Fender, Ava Hand, Robert Fender, Aiden Fender, Chapel Fender, Ace Hand , Hudson Fender and Dax Barnwell; two sisters, Margaret Delk of Quitman, GA and, Ann Davidson of Clarksville, TN; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Covenant Church, Douglas, Georgia.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Covenant Church with Pastor Gregory Pope officiating. Private committal services at Douglas City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Hand, Dale Fender, Trenton Fender, Will Fender, Austin Fender, Russ Fender, Andrew Fender and Evan Fender.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, Canaan Land Ministries, via/ Covenant Church, 3255 US Highway 441 S., Douglas, GA 31535.
Sims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Due to COVID-19, Sims Funeral Home Inc. will require all guests and attendees to wear appropriate medical grade face-masks and maintain social distancing at all times while visiting our facility, and highly encouraged at our services outside of our facility. Masks are not provided.