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Elizabeth Walton (Betty) Jones

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JONES, ELIZABETH WALTON (BETTY), 81, died unexpectedly on Thursday, January 23, 2014.

Betty was born on November 25, 1932 in Nashville, TN to Elizabeth Sloan Bainum and Warren C. Lokey, Sr. She moved with her family to Louisville at age 15 where she attended and graduated from The Kentucky Home School for Girls, now Kentucky Country Day. Betty attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College and Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority, before marrying the love of her life, Scoggan Jones, Jr. Betty and Scoggan spent the first few years of their married life in Minneapolis, MN before returning permanently to Louisville.

Betty was a long time active member of Christ Church Cathedral and volunteered weekly at the Episcopal Church Home. She was a member of The Junior League of Louisville, The Women's Club of Louisville, The Speed Museum, Harmony Landing Country Club and Louisville Country Club. She spent many happy years at house parties in Paris, KY and fishing at The Juniper Club in Astor, FL.

Betty retired from a later career with the University of Louisville Medical System. Betty carried herself with grace and dignity. She was always giving of herself and loved her many friends and family.

Betty was preceded in her death by her parents (Bebe and Warren); and her husband of 32 years, Scoggan.

Betty is survived by her son, Paul Breckinridge Jones, Sr., and his wife, Rhonda Totty Jones of Louisville; her daughter, Elizabeth Price Jones of Ridgetop, TN; her sister, Mary Jane Walton of Houston, TX; her brother, Paul Sloan Walton of Frankfort, KY; four grandchildren, Lindsey Scoggan Jones (Atlanta), Paul Breckinridge Jones, Jr., (Denver), Robert Cutter Jones (Louisville) and Cole Desmond Arias (Ridgetop); and her devoted housekeeper and dear friend of 55 years, Jessie McCall Jones.

Her funeral will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral 421 S. Second St. Visitation will also be at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday from 3-5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift may be made to Christ Church Cathedral.

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Published in The Courier-Journal from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2014
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