2010-09-30 / Obituaries

Dorothea Kathleen Jones

Williamsport, Md., 85

Dorothea Kathleen (Sprowl) Jones, died Monday, September 27, 2010, at Homewood of Williamsport, Md.

She was born October 31, 1924, in Wells Tannery, and lived in McConnellsburg from 1949 until last year.

She graduated from Robert P. Smith High School in 1941, Chambersburg Business College in 1943, worked for Letterkenny Army Depot during World War II and the Agriculture Stabilization Service (Farm Service Agency) in McConnellsburg from 1957 through 1983.

She was active in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in McConnellsburg. She took pleasure in caring for her roses and was talented at quilting, crocheting, sewing and cooking. She enjoyed sharing her many creative gifts with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Jones, daughter Ellen Mullenix and sister Phyllis Batzel.

She is survived by her son, Thomas L. Jones of Kokomo, Ind.; granddaughters: Emily Getty of Kokomo, Ind.; Molly Hall of Arlington, Texas; Bronwen Cullen of Williamsport, Pa.; and Megan Harper of Hagerstown, Md.; six great-grandchildren; sisters: Helen “Pat” Wilt of Hopewell, Pa., and Judith Sprowl of Ebensburg, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, October 2, from 11:00 a.m. until noon at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home. Following visitation, graveside services will be at Wells Valley Presbyterian Cemetery, Wells Tannery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 228 North Second Street, Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233.

Arrangements are being handled by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg.

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