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Sue Jones Conley


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Sue Jones Conley
01/14/1938-11/29/2018
It is with great sadness that the family of Sue Jones Conley announces her passing on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the age of 80 years. Sue will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 62 years, Terry, and her children Terry, Julie (Steve) Pata, Jill and Jennifer. She will also be fondly remembered by her four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, sister Judy Ling (Roger), brother Earl "Butch" Jones, Jr., brother-in-law Don (Angela), sister-in-law Kathy Jayne and by numerous extended family members and dear friends. Sue was preceded in death by her sisters Sheila and Sharon.
Born in Malad City, Idaho, on January 14, 1938, to Hyrum "Earl" Jones and Hazel Clark Jones, Sue attended Malad High School. She married Terry Thomas Conley on June 1, 1956. While raising four children, she attended Boise State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1969 with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught at Maple Grove Elementary in Boise.
Between 1975 and 1982, Sue taught at Irwin and Colorow Elementary Schools in the Denver area before earning a master's degree in Library Sciences at CU-Denver in 1982. She went on to serve as the first children's library media specialist at Stony Creek Elementary, developing the school's library from the ground up. She retired in 1995.
A memorial service in honor of Sue will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2018 at 10:30 a.m., at the Horan McConaty Funeral Home, 3101 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80227. If you wish to make a donation in lieu of sending flowers, please consider the Children's Literacy Initiative (https://cli.org).
Published in Idaho Statesman on Dec. 18, 2018
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