Constance “Connie” Jones

October 08, 1928 ‒ September 07, 2011

Chesterville, Ohio

Constance R. Jones, age 82, of Cardington, died Wednesday September 7, 2011 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Connie was born October 8, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan to Fred and Ethelyn (Muston) Abraham. She retired in 1992 from the Highland school system where she had served 23 years in the transportation department.

Connie was a member of the Chester Baptist Church near Chesterville.

Surviving are her daughters Penny (Tim) Porter of Cardington and Shirley Wanamaker of Marion; her son John W. (Jan) Jones of Goodyear, Arizona; 8 grandchildren Mike Jones, Jennifer Jones, Pamela Porter, Sheri (Ben) Clever, Scott Porter, Mike (Kathy) Wanamaker Jr., Holly (Mike) Ferriman and Bobby Wanamaker; 5 great grandchildren, a sister, Margaret (Bud) Price of Fredericktown and eleven half brothers and sisters. Besides her parents, Connie was preceded in death by her husband Robert R. Jones on May 30, 2011 a brother, Fred Abraham Jr. and a half-sister.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Ed and John.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held on Friday September 9, 2011 at 2pm in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chester Baptist Church.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Constance R. Jones