Helen G. JonesDecember 17,2012
Helen G. JonesHelen G. Jones
GRANVILLE, N.Y. — Helen Grace Jones, 80, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Haynes House of Hope, following a long illness.
She was born June 19, 1932, in Pawlet, Vt., the daughter of Frank and Rose (Thrasher) Martelle.
Mrs. Jones was employed at Poultney (Vt.) Dress Shop and then at her husband’s service station for about five years and finally at Malinkrodt in Argyle.
Known for her cooking and baking, she also enjoyed flower gardening, bird watching, especially hummingbirds, as well as camping and traveling with her husband.
Survivors include three siblings, Mary Smith and Catherine Matteson, both of North Granville, and Leroy Martelle of Rutland, Vt.; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Don Jones; and 11 siblings, Douglas, Clarence, Nelson, Arthur, Louis, Paul, Francis and Thomas Martelle, Harriet Miller, Gertrude Haskins and Florence Monroe.
At her request, there will be no calling hours.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at United Methodist Church of Granville on Church Street with the Rev. Jerry McKinney officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Haynes House of Hope, 7187 CR 149, Granville, NY 12832; or Granville Rescue Squad, PO Box 153, Granville, NY 12832.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert M. King Funeral Home in Granville.
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