First Posted: 8/18/2010
Elizabeth A. Jones, Chinchilla, died Friday afternoon, Aug. 13, at the Abington Manor Nursing Home. She was the widow of Edward Jones, who died in 1980.
Born in Wilkes- Barre she was the daughter of the late William James Thomas and Elizabeth A. Thomas. She was a member of Chinchilla United Methodist Church and a strong supporter of the local American Cancer Society.
She was an avid reader who enjoyed playing bridge and hand-stitch work. Surviving are her daughter and caregiver, Liz A. Jackson, Chinchilla; three sons, Edward P., Minneapolis. Minn., Kenneth W., United Kingdom, and W. Keith, Endwell, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Stasi Jackson, Shannon Ashworth, Alex Jones, Maggie Jones and Laura Jones; three great -grandchildren Mikaela, Laurelyn and Jackson.
She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
A funeral was to be held Aug. 17 from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment will be in Dunmore Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Chinchilla United Methodist Church, 411 Layton Rd., S. Abington PA 18411 or the American Cancer Society, 712 Keyser Ave, Taylor PA 18517