Leona M. Jones
GREENFIELD, MA- Leona May Jones, 85, died on Wednesday, January 8, at Buckley Health Center surrounded by family.
Mrs. Jones was a fun and loving person always with a smile. She will be greatly missed. She was born in North Adams, on May 1, 1934, the daughter of Lewis H. and Ellen A. (Schmall) Tower. She attended Monroe schools. She was last employed at Poet Seat Nursing Home as a CNA for 19 years until her retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Readsboro, VT, and the South Readsboro Community Club. She also loved going to the Jacksonville, VT, community club every week. She enjoyed time with family and friends.
Mrs. Jones was married to David Jones on May 25, 1974 until his death on April 12, 1997. They loved traveling.
Mrs. Jones is survived by Catherine Tobey (Bill), of East Dover, VT, Roland Betit (Betty), of Wilmington, VT; Albert Betit, of Readsboro, VT; Bernadette Whitney (Jack), of Erving; and Brenda Betit (Brian), of Wilmington, VT. Their father, Charlie A Betit Sr., died June 1981.
Mrs. Jones is also survived by two sisters, Priscilla Thayer, of Readsboro, VT, and Bethel Alex, of Greenfield; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Charlie A Betit Jr; two daughters, Leona M. Spencer and Linda D. Webber; two sisters, Helen Tower and Shirley Tower Bennett; and three brothers, Kenneth Tower, Henry Tower, and Harold Tower (who died on the same day as Mrs. Jones).
There will be a celebration of life at Readsboro Community Club on May 2. There will be a reminder published closer to the date of the celebration of life.
Kidder Funeral Home, 1 Parker Avenue, Northfield, MA, is in charge of arrangements. To send condolences visit www.kidderfuneralhome.com.