|Betty Jo Jones|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Monday, 21 October 2013 10:35|
Betty Jo Jones, 90, of Findlay, passed away at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at her residence.
She was born July 21, 1923 in LaBelle, MO to the late Foster and Myrtle (Carter) Mesmer. She married the love of her life Dr. Hugh Jones on January 7, 1944 and he survives.
She is also survived by a daughter, Cheryl (Tom) Cooper of Findlay; a sister, Helen Almond of Bowling Green, KY; two grandchildren: Kelly (Bill) Koons of Bowling Green, KY and Aaron Cooper of Tiffin; four great-grandchildren: Savannah and Olivia Newton, Seth and Chad Koons.
Betty met Hugh while she was attending Kirksville, MO State Teacher's College and Hugh was attending Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
She taught most of her career in Bowling Green City Schools as an elementary school teacher.
She was a wonderful host and loved to have guests over for dinner. She was a gifted decorator and creative writer. Betty and Hugh loved to travel as a couple. Family together time was extremely important to them.
She was a member of Findlay Evangelical Free Church and above all she loved and served the Lord.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Findlay Evangelical Free Church. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the church with Pastor Blair Hayward officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Findlay Evangelical Free Church and/or Bridge Hospice Care Center.
Arrangements have been entrusted to COLDREN-CRATES Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.coldrencrates.com.
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15
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