Alice "Marie" Jones Alice "Marie" Jones, age 96, passed away early Saturday, January 5, 2013, at home. Born in Donnybrook, North Dakota, on June 6, 1916, she was the third of four children to Cora Jacqueline (Soule) and Arvy Ward Flinn. She is preceded in death by her husband, Reggie Jones, and two brothers, Keith Soule Flinn and Arvy Ward Flinn Jr. She is survived by her sister, Darlene Pace of Carson City; son, Doug (Kitty) Jones; daughter, Jackie (Gary) Heal; grandchildren, Reg (Roseanne) Jones, Jackie Jones, Colleen Jones, Mike (Pam) Roark, Pat (Natalie) Roark, Robert Roark, and Julie (Scott) Schnaidt; seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-granddaughters. Her family moved from Donnybrook to the Sunland/Tujunga area of Southern California in the early 1920s. She met the love of her life and best friend, Reggie, at a school dance. They danced their way through 71 years of a beautiful marriage. They loved to travel around the country in their RV. They belonged to the Elks' RV clubs in Clearlake and Lakeport where they made and traveled with many friends. She was an amazing woman. Her smiling eyes and constant cheerful attitude welcomed all who would stop by and visit with her. Her welcoming nature always included a beautiful smile and a hug. She will be greatly missed by family and friends alike. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, 16140 Main Street, Lower Lake. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Marie's memory to: Hospice Services of Lake County, 1717 S. Main. St., Lakeport, CA 95453, 263-6222. Arrangements entrusted to Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake, CA, 994-6417, www.jonesandlewis.com. Please share your memories by signing the guest book at www.legacy.com.
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Jan. 9 to Jan. 17, 2013