Estelle "Teddy" Jones, 93, a resident of Toms River, New Jersey, formerly of Spring Brook Twp., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday at home. She is the widow of the late Jesse D. Jones.
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Born in Canton, Pa., daughter of the late John and May Northup Kelly, she was a graduate of Canton High School. She and her husband ran a country store in Spring Brook Twp. for many years. Estelle was an Avon rep., a member of the Lady Aid, Farmer's night market and Spring Brook Congregational Church. Her love was her family and friends and she will be greatly missed.
Surviving are two daughters, Dianne M. Telymonde and husband, Andy, Toms River, N.J.; Sally Lee Hall and husband, Tom, Smithville, N.J.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Daniel and Jesse II; two sisters, Ella May Pepper and Genevieve Rymell; and three brothers John, Isaca and Charles Kelly
The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the Spring Brook Congregational Church, 209 Beech Rd., Spring Brook, PA 18444, to be officiated by the Rev. Doug Littleton, pastor. Interment to follow in the Spring Brook Cemetery.
A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the start of services. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105; or the Spring Brook Congregational Church Women's Fellowship at the address above.
Arrangements entrusted to Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 3 First St., Spring Brook Twp., PA 18444. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.strauchfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 8, 2013