Thelma M. Jones, 89, of Ligonier, passed away on November 6th at home surrounded by her loved ones. Born on October 6, 1931 in Johnstown, the daughter of the late William and Lila (Graham) Beard. Also preceded in death by husband Eugene Jones; sisters Marie Plowman, Wilma Sloughfy, Jean Miller, Verta Mae Liebel, and twins Joyce and Janet Beard; and brother Ralph Beard.
She is lovingly remembered by children Richard Jones (Ligonier), Donald Jones and wife Nancy (New Florence). Grandchildren Christopher Jones and wife Stephanie, Anne Hall and husband Kegan, Lauren Jones and fiancé Brian Counihan. Great grandchildren Ragan Hall, Sophia Jones and Charlotte Jones. Special sister-in-law Catherine Shadron, many nieces and nephews, and her ever-faithful dog Mandy.
Thelma was an active member of the Ligonier First Church of the Brethren for over 65 years and enjoyed singing in the choir and teaching Sunday School. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Her family and friends will attest to her wonderful baking, cooking and canning skills. She was known for her excellent pies, sticky buns and strawberry jam.
A funeral service will be conducted Monday at 1pm in the Ligonier First Church of the Brethern, 405 Route 271, Ligonier with his pastor John Shaffer officiating.
Interment will follow in the Menoher Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Excela Health Home Care & Hospice, especially Darla and Linda.
Memorial contributions should be made to the Ligonier First Church of the Brethern.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.
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