Doris Marie Jones

Jan. 27, 1924 — Sept. 3, 2017

Doris Marie Jones passed away Sept. 3, 2017, in St. George. Doris was born Jan. 27, 1924, in Olean, New York, to Glenn Martin and Elsie I. Lundquist Kibbe.

After graduating from Hinsdale Central School, she entered nurses training receiving her RN at Buffalo General Hospital. She entered the Navy Nurses Corp as an Ensign in 1945. She married Lawrence Jones Oct. 17, 1947, in Portsmouth, Virginia. From this union came three children. They were later divorced.

She moved to California in 1952, where she lived until her retirement from the Los Angeles County Health Department. She moved to Santa Clara shortly after retiring.

Doris was a member of the Santa Clara 2nd Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved her ward family dearly. She loved to travel and sew, making beautiful dresses for her granddaughters.

She is survived by her three children, Linda Jones of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, Larry (Sandy) of Roy, Loren (Terry) of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold and Donald; sister, Judy; and grandson, Anthony Earl Jones.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made either to LDS Humanitarian Aid or the American Red Cross.

Funeral services

  • Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 9, at 11 a.m. at the Rachel LDS Chapel, 3815 Rachel Dr., Santa Clara.
  • There will be a viewing Friday, Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff, and Saturday prior to services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the chapel.
  • Interment will take place in the Santa Clara City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.

For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Spilsbury Mortuary online.

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