NCGOP Twitter: Rep. Walter Jones in hospice care

Rep. Walter Jones

FARMVILLE, Pitt County (WCTI) — Rep. Walter Jones, who serves most of this area as a representative of the state’s 3rd Congressional District, is currently under hospice care.

The NCGOP Twitter account and state Republican chairman Robin Hayes released a statement through Dallas Woodhouse, the Executive Director of the North Carolina Republican Party:

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“The News about Walter Jones entering Hospice is extremely sad for the entire Republican family. He pray for comfort and peace for him and his family.”

Jones was granted a leave of absence on Dec. 11 after an illness kept him away from Congressional votes since September. He has been battling illness and had surgery on Jan. 15 after breaking his hip.

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