JULIA ELLEN JONES
Julia Ellen Jones, 100, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. She was born Aug. 4, 1913, in Jamestown, Kan., the daughter of Edwin Isaac "Jack" and Sarah Hinson Jones.
She attended District #25 school through the 8th grade, but was a lifelong learner, staying up to date with current affairs and political on goings, had memberships at South Hutchinson United Methodist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church, Concordia. She belonged to United Methodist Women and Senior Citizens of Concordia. Ellen had worked away from Cloud County for 40 years, retiring as supervisor of food service at a Methodist retirement home, Topeka; then moved back to Concordia in the fall of 1981 to work for the Concordia Senior Citizens for six and a half years and had lived in Hutchinson since 2007.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Violet Jones of Concordia; nephews, Robert E. Jones (Karen) of Austin, Texas; William "Bill" Jones (Pam) of Coffeyville; Ronald Jones (Wendy) of Ft. Riley; Wesley Jones of Springfield, Ill.; nieces, Sarah Willard (and friend Tom Tucker) and Dee Swafford (Kim), both of Hutchinson; Sharon Jones of Atlanta, Ga., and Mary Jones of Springfield, Ill. She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert (Carol) Jones and Ralph Jones and a sister, Ruth Jones.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at South Hutchinson United Methodist Church with Pastor Warren Hett officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Fairview Cemetery, Concordia, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Concordia, with the Rev. Joseph Koechner officiating. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m., Friday, at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. Memorial gifts may be made to South Hutchinson or Concordia Trinity United Methodist Churches or Concordia Public Library, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a condolence or remembrance for Ellen's family.