Jean W. Jones, 94, of Martins Ferry, Ohio, and formerly of Forty Fort, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 9, 2012, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, Ohio.
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Born in Factoryville on March 9, 1918, she was the daughter of the late George F. and Ruth Swartwood Walton Jr.
Jean was a graduate of Factoryville High School and Los Angeles School of Business.
She was employed as a library aide by the Wyoming Valley West School District for 18 years, retiring in 1984.
Jean resided in Forty Fort for 50 years before moving to Ohio.
She was a member of the Forty Fort Presbyterian Church, where she served as elder, clerk of session, a member of the Women's Association, and a member of the Quilters.
She also served as secretary of the Forty Fort Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Chester R. Jones, in 1999; and sisters, Roberta Millington and Pauline Parisi.
Surviving are her son, William Jones and his wife, Barbara Venosh Jones, Clarks Summit; daughter, Linda Webster and her husband, the Rev. William Webster, Martins Ferry, Ohio; three grandchildren, Sarah, Rachel and Matthew Webster; sister-in-law, Mildred Morris; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Jones will be held at 1 p.m. Friday from Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, PA 18704, with the Rev. William Webster, her son-in-law, officiating.
Interment will be held in Washburn Street Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 7 N. Fourth St., Martins Ferry, OH 43935.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012