Betty M. Jones
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Betty McCormick Jones of Easton, MD, died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital at Easton, son and daughter-in-law at her side. She was 91. Born April 9, 1921 in Wilmington, DE to the late Almira Macklem and Samuel McCormick.
Mrs. Jones was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church in Easton, Talbot Country Club, Tred Avon Yacht Club, Poplar Island Yacht Club and Talbot County Creek Cruising Club. Through her forty years living on the Eastern Shore Mrs. Jones was involved with many organizations. Among them, she was a board member of the Historical Society and Dixon House. She volunteered at MidShore Animal League, Talbot Humane Society, Talbot Hospice Foundation, Memorial Hospital, The Cancer Society, The Waterfowl Festival and The Festival Trees.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her son, Robert (Mac) Sommerlatte, and his wife Christine; a grandson, Andrew T. Sommerlatte; stepdaughters, Marty Gardner, Susie Peters and Mary Louise Inkell, and her husband OJ; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Russell C. (Bud) Jones Jr.; a brother, Robert J. McCormick; a granddaughter, Jenny Jane Inkell; and two sons-in-law, Michael Peters and Benjamin Gardner.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 26 at 11 am at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 100 Peachblossom Rd., Easton, MD. In lieu of flowers, hug those close to you and spend some time with the
Arrangements are being handled by Fellows,
Helfenbein & Newnam
Funeral Home, P.A.,
200 S. Harrison St., Easton
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Published in The News Journal on Jan. 20, 2013