Mrs. Brandel Lene Ricketts Jones, age 68, of Oakwood, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017.
Brandel was born in Lumpkin County on April 1, 1949 to the late Leon and Ella Ricketts. She was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law Carl W. Jarrard. Brandel received her Bachelor’s degree from North Georgia College and her Master’s degree from the University of South Carolina. She pursued a career in Vocational Rehabilitation and Training for the Visually Impaired and Vocationally Challenged. Brandel loved family, flowers and animals. She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law Patricia and Roger Brady, Clermont; sister Era Jarrard, Dahlonega; brother and sister-in-law Denver and Dorene Ricketts, Stanton, MI; brother Norman Ricketts, Dahlonega; nephews and nieces, Matt Jarrard, Atlanta; Denny Ricketts, Dawsonville; Lisa Williams, Colorado Springs, CO; Shanda Reichert, Blanchard, MI; Kelly Ricketts, Murrayville; Kimberly Smith, Gainesville; great nieces and nephews and other family and friends.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 P.M. Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Banister Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Lyman Caldwell and the Rev. Tony Allison will officiate. Interment will follow at Siloam Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-9 P.M. Saturday at Banister Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at banisterfuneralhome.net
Banister Funeral Home, Dahlonega.