Mary Ann Jones, 87
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Mary Ann Jones, 87, of West Lafayette, died February 4, 2013, at IU Arnett Hospital. She was born May 23, 1925, in Rochester, NY, to the late Vincent and Dorothy Moore. On September 8, 1945, she married Russell Jones, DVM and he preceded her in death. Mary Ann was a charter member of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament and had been member and past President of the Franciscan St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary.
Surviving are her children, Douglas Jones of Boulder, CO, Timothy Jones (Lisa) of Las Vegas, NV, Christopher Jones (Christine) of West Lafayette, and Robert Jones of Reno, NV; grandchildren, Joy, Michael, Andrew, Emily, Nicole, Joellyn, Geoffrey; great-grandchildren, Owen, Jade, Jack, Gage, Aiden, Max; sisters, Sheila and Claire, and a brother Ronald.
Mary Ann had a great love of life and always saw the positive side of things. She loved to travel with her husband, children and friends, and continued that interest throughout her years. Social events were always on the top of her list, whether with family, Bridge Clubs, gourmet cuisine, Purdue University organizations or charitable groups. Her beloved Basset Hound, Sebastian, was regularly by her side.
Memorial service will be 2:00 pm Saturday at University Place, 1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette. A reception will follow the service. Those wishing may contribute to the Franciscan Communities - University Place. Sign the guest book and leave memories at www.soller-baker.com
Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2013