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Mary L. Jones, age 84, of Marysville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Bluebird Retirement Community with her loving sons at her side.
A devoted and loving mother, she was also very proud to be called a “Military Mom” due to all 3 of her sons and their service to their country. In her younger years, she served in a civitan group and Community Action Groups, receiving an accommodation from the Ohio House of Representatives for her community service. She was a faithful member of the First English Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed sewing and crocheting, winning Blue Ribbons at the fair for her afghans and quilts.
A 1952 graduate of Frank B. Willis High School in Delaware, she worked as a community relations representative with Columbia Gas for 25 years, retiring in 1997.
Born July 16, 1934 in Delaware, she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Ada (McConnell) Kelley. She was also preceded in death by a son, David Jones; a sister, Betty Camp and a brother-in-law, Bill Kirkpatrick.
Surviving are her sons, Donald (Lisa) Jones of Rushsylvania, Rod (Candy) Jones of Delaware and Tom (Rhonda) Jones of Marysville; grandchildren, Heather Jones, Kevin Buettner, Jarrod Jones and Ethan Jones; a sister, Alice Kirkpatrick of Delaware and a brother-in-law, Ed Camp.
Friends may call from 6-8 P.M. Thursday and on Friday, from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at 1:00 P.M. at Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel. Pastor Tonya Brittain will officiate and burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park in Delaware. Memorial contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice of Marion. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wilsonfuneralhomesinc.com
685 Delaware Ave., Marion OH 43302