Joy A. JonesMarch 25,2013
Joy A. JonesJoy A. Jones
PROCTOR — Joy Anne Jones, 72, of Proctor and a former longtime resident of Castleton, left this life peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a short illness.
She was born on October 7, 1940, the daughter of Nelson and Pauleta Langdon.
Mrs. Jones was employed as a nurse’s aide at the Rutland Regional Medical Center for 15 years prior to her retirement.
She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and reading.
Survivors include three sons, William Jones, Richard Jones and his wife Michele and Kenneth Jones and his wife Theresa, all of Proctor; a sister, Darlene Langdon Hurd of Bronx, N.Y.; a brother, Micheal Langdon of Springfield; a granddaughter, Kimberly Jones, grandson Adam Jones, a great-granddaughter, Kaylee Manning; a niece and a nephew.
She was predeceased by her husband, Griffith Morris “Sonny” Jones, who died on October 16, 2001.
The graveside service will be held at a later date in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Fair Haven.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Durfee Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
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