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Nancy Christensen Jones


1937 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Nancy Christensen Jones Obituary
1937 - 2014
Nancy Christensen Jones passed away peacefully at her home in West Jordan on June 17, 2014. She was born October 10, 1937 in Salina, Utah to Harry H. Christensen and Mildred Gray. Nancy spent her early years attending school in Monroe, Utah and Pioche and Caliente, Nevada. She graduated from Lincoln County High School in Panaca, Nevada in 1955. Nancy married her high school sweetheart, Ron and they were sealed in the St. George LDS Temple for time and for all eternity. They were fortunate to have 58 years together. Nancy graduated from Reno Business College in 1956 with her Executive Secretary Certificate. Following her husband's graduation in 1959, they spent the next 30 years in the United States Army traveling around the world. Nancy was an accomplished musician and shared her musical talents with many piano students over the years. She blessed many with her love of music by leading and directing children's choirs. Nancy was also a devoted scouter, serving many years as a Den Leader and Scout Committee Chairman and held the coveted District Award of Merit and Silver Beaver Awards. She followed in her mother's footsteps as an accomplished seamstress and quilter. Nancy served for many years in numerous locations in the Primary and Relief Society organizations and served as the assistant matron in the Palmyra LDS Temple. In addition, she was the most supportive wife for many years to her husband during his various priesthood callings.
She is survived by her husband Ronald Charles Jones, and her children, Diane (Randy) Roberts, Jackie (Jeff) Smith, Karen (Jeff) Dunn, Brent (Melenee) Jones, Trish (James) Morrison, Bryan (Veronica) Jones, and Brandon (Errin) Jones and 26 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister.
Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral service at the West Jordan Mountain View Stake Center at 2901 W. 9000 S., West Jordan Sat. June 21st at 11:00 am. A viewing will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the Riverton Larkin Mortuary, 3688 W. 12600 S. and from 9-10:30 prior to the service at the Stake Center.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune from June 18 to June 19, 2014
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