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Herbert Amos Jones Sr.


1929 - 2016
Herbert Amos Jones Sr. Obituary
Herbert Amos Jones. Sr. Wednesday April 6, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving wife, family and closest friends, God decided Herb's battle with ill health should end, and Herb answered His call to "come Home". Herb was born December 21, 1929, to Edward and Ametta (Reed) Jones in Yakima, WA, where he spent his childhood before relocating with the family to Spokane, WA. He resided in Spokane until he was drafted into the United States Army where he served in the Korean War. After an honorable discharge, Herb returned to Yakima and graduated from Yakima Junior College. He completed a bachelor's degree in economics at Central Washington University and then moved to Lacey, WA. The majority of Herb's working life was in public service until retirement as a Legislative Liaison with the Washington State Employment Security Department in Olympia, WA. Herb will be dearly missed, but will live on always in our hearts. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 5930 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Family requests that guests arrive at 10:45. For full obituary and condolences please visit: www.woodlawn-funeralhome.com
Published in The Olympian from Apr. 17 to Apr. 20, 2016
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