Last Updated on February 28, 2016 by cassnetwork

ethereejonesEtheree Linda Jones, 85, of Rochester formerly of Kewanna, passed away at 12:50 a.m., Friday, February 26, 2016 at Life Care Center in Rochester.

Born August 26, 1930 in Langley, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Lewis H. and Eunice (Graves) Bashaw.   On May 9, 1950 in Warren, Indiana, she married Dean E. Jones. He preceded her in death April 22, 2014.

She was a 1949 Langley High School graduate.

Linda was a former realtor and tax preparer. She and her husband Dean formerly owned and operated the Kewanna and Culver Laundry Mats.

Linda enjoyed sewing, fishing, gardening and camping.

Survivors include her two sons, Ronald D. Jones (Bobbie) of Kewanna and Steven L. Jones (Nancy) of Virginia Beach, sister, Wanda Aldred of Shoals, sisters in law, Naomi Martin and Velma Souers both of Bluffton, 8 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by an infant brother and sister, Elois Drain.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel with Pastor Aaron McCombs officiating.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Kewanna Citizens IOOF Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association.

Sign the online guest book or leave condolence for the Jones family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com