Thursday, June 6th, 2013
Jeanne C. Jones, 89, passed away unexpectedly June 3, 2013, at Stoney River Assisted Living in Weston, Wis.
She was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Durand, Mich., the oldest daughter to Kenneth and Hazel Wells Crane. When she was 9 years old, she and her family moved to Greenville, Miss., and she remained a lifelong resident. She was married to B.C. Jones Jr. of Greenville for 65 years. He died July 8, 2008.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra (Ed) Stroyny of Mosinee, Wis., and Linda (Don) Kitzmiller of Minster; a son, B.C. Jones III of Greenville; a sister, Pat Floyd of Greenville; six grandchildren, Andrew and Paul Kitzmiller, both of Cincinnati; and 13 great-grandchildren, whom she loved very much. "Grandma Jeanne" was a very special part of all of their lives throughout the years.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Norma Crane Williams.
For over 20 years of her life she was a military wife, traveling the world with her husband and children. She was a homemaker and registered nurse. She was a lifelong member of Second Baptist Church in Greenville, where she taught adult Sunday school for 50 years. She loved reading her Bible, and had a Godly influence on her family throughout her life.
Prior to residing at Stoney River in Weston, Wis., she was one of the first residents to live at Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen. She lived there for approximately two and a half years.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Rib Mountain, Wis. Dr. James Engle will officiate.
Visitation is 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the church. She will be laid to rest in Greenville, Miss.
Beste Funeral Home in Mosinee, Wis., is in charge of arrangements.