Grace Jenelle Jones, 83, of Bell died Nov. 24, 2012.
She was born Aug. 10, 1929 in Wauchula to Gene and Elsie Plowden.
She moved to Bell in 1978 from Miami. She worked as a secretary and receptionist for many years at the University of Florida
. She was an avid conservationist who belonged to a life study group on aging at U.F.
She supported Saint Joseph's School for the Indians, Humane Society and the Arbor Foundation. She had a haven for gopher tortoises and loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her son, Gerald G. Jones; daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Beach; grandchildren, Misty Beach and Robbie (Marnie) Beach and great- grandchildren, Chandler and Elliott Beach.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Gerald F. Jones; her parents, Gene Daily Plowden and Elsie Edith Witt Plowden.
Arrangements were under the care of Knauff Funeral Home-Chiefland.