Public responds to Strawberry Plains widow facing eviction; brief reprieve given on forced move

Public responds to Strawberry Plains widow facing eviction; brief reprieve given on forced move

May 16th, 2012 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in News

Mary Cate Jones smiles Wednesday, May. 16, 2012 as she tells of finding out that she has been given until Friday, June 15th to move out of the family home. "It was just not going to be possible, " she said.

Mary Cate Jones smiles Wednesday, May. 16, 2012...

Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Times Free Press.

STRAWBERRY PLAINS - Mary Cate Jones and her family are getting a brief reprieve from their planned eviction.

The family says they've been told they can stay in the house in which Jones, 78, has lived since 1956, until mid June. With the extension, Jones' grandchildren Bryce, 16, and Molly, 14, will be able to stay in the home and finish up the school year.

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