Dr. Elizabeth Jones, aged 94, died on April 8, 2021 in St. Augustine, Florida. A native Floridian, Dr. Jones spent most of her career as a pediatrician in the Chicago area. She maintained her pediatric practice in Evanston, Illinois for thirty years and served as physician for The Cradle, the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society, Evanston Hospital and as a Senior Attending Physician at Children's Memorial Hospital (now Lurie Children's Hospital). The first of her family to attend college, Dr. Jones earned her medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine after obtaining a Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry and Physics from the University of Georgia.
Liz is survived by her children, Curt (Lori) Nerenberg; Amy (Holly Wynn) Nerenberg, Ellen (Anthony Valerio) Nerenberg and Laura (Tim Hanigan) Nerenberg, as well as her grandsons, Eric Nerenberg, Liam Hanigan and Aidan Hanigan, and her sisters, Laura Ruth Miller of Florida and Esther Adams of Nebraska. Dr. Jones, whose husbands Leo M. Nerenberg and Layman J. Wilkinson preceded her in death, leaves an extended grieving family for whom she provided the best example of a dedicated professional who successfully maintained a personal life rich with family, love, and friends. She will be greatly missed, and remembered with profound love, admiration, and appreciation.
In lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to honor the memory of Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D. is invited to make a donation to the Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, https://secure3.convio.net/cmf/site/SPageServer?pagename=donate_spring_2021&nav=0&bar=0&hr_id=15652
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Published by PL-North on May 6, 2021.