Myrtle E. “Beth” Jones

Friday, August 17, 2018

Myrtle E. “Beth” Jones, 94, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following a brief illness. Beth was born May 13, 1924 in Pittsburg, Kan., to Edgar and Mary Agnus (McNamara) Carter. She was united in marriage to Norman Jones on June 30, 1942, in Arizona and he preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 2011.

Beth was raised in the Pittsburg and Mindenmines area. She graduated from Mindenmines High School in 1942. Beth lived all of her adult life in Bronaugh. She taught in the Bronaugh School District for 15 years. Beth enjoyed square dancing and was member of the Mo-Kan Squares. Other memberships included Eastern Star in Nevada and Bronaugh Methodist Church. She also enjoyed being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Coonrod and her husband, Bill, Bronaugh, and Jacque Gordon and her husband, Rick, Springfield, Mo.; three grandchildren, Michael Kabonic and his wife, Katie, Christopher Kabonic, and Michael Coonrod, all of Springfield, Mo.; and two great-grandchildren, Evelyn, and Oliver.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Ed Post officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Park Cemetery, Pittsburg, Kan. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to Vernon County People for Pets in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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