Ellen Adele Jones, age 84, of Moravia, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.
Ellen was born on March 18, 1938 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of John and Nellie Isal (Hayworth) Frazier. She graduated high school in Bladen, Nebraska with the Class of 1957. On July 21, 1957, Ellen was united in marriage to Richard Perry Jones in Cowles, Nebraska. Their reception was held in Bladen, Nebraska. To this union, four children were born, Twila, Wayne, TinaMarie, and Wally.
Ellen worked a seasonal job sorting seed corn for Acco in Whitten, Iowa for a period of time. In Centerville, she worked at Motel 60, the Laundry Service of Centerville for a while, and later, Ellen worked at Centerville Care Center and Golden Age Care Center in their kitchens.
Ellen enjoyed reading, gardening, canning, flowers and horses. She loved spending time with her family.
Left to cherish Ellen’s memory are her children, Twila Chidester of Albia, Wayne Jones of Albia, TinaMarie (Christopher) Cook of Moravia, and Wally Jones of Moravia; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nellie Frazier; her husband, Richard Jones; and her still born great granddaughter, Laura.
Funeral services will be held at 11AM, Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Lange Funeral Home in Moravia with Pastor Jonathan Hall officiating. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Moravia. Visitation will take place Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Lange Funeral Home in Moravia with the family greeting friends from 9-11AM. Memorials have been established to the Jones family, to be determined at a later date and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, ATTN: Jones family, to be determined at a later date, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com or on our funeral home Facebook page.