Lorene "Rene" JONES

Lorene "Rene" Jones was born March 10, 1923 in Glendale, OK. She passed away peacefully with family at her side December 25, 2012 in Gridley, CA. Lorene was a loving and giving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was known for her famous homemade buttermilk biscuits with white and chocolate gravy. She was an avid gardener who loved canning her home grown fruits and vegetables. She was a gifted quilter who made beautiful quilts for all her loved ones. She was preceded in death by her husband Alvis Jones, daughters Shirley Higgins and Sue Ramondo, and granddaughter Suzanne Beach. She is survived by her daughter Wanda Robertson of Gridley, CA, with whom she resided for the past several years. Her son Jimmy Jones of Peshastin, WA; daughter Doris Mann, of Springville, CA; and son Ray Jones of Sebastopol, CA. In addition to her children, she is survived by eight grandchildren, and several great and great-great grandchildren. Services will be held at Gilliam Cemetery, Dyer Road, Graton, CA on January 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Donations may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave, 7th floor, New York, NY 10001.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Jan. 1 to Jan. 5, 2013