Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
March 16, 2009
Louise Jones was born to Tom and Lillie Jones on August 20,
1920. She passed from this world on March 14, 2009. At an early
age, she moved with her family to Blair, Oklahoma. Dorothy
graduated from high school there. During World War II, she
tested for employment in the Civil Service and passed. She
received notice to go to Washington, D.C. to work in the War
Department, which is now the Pentagon.
She returned to Oklahoma when her father became ill. She worked
many years for the Home Insurance Company. She was a valued
employee with many responsibilities until her retirement in
1983. Dorothy was a member of Wickline United Methodist Church
in Midwest City, Oklahoma. She volunteered at the church for
many years, and was a regular member until her health failed in
2004. After a year in assisted living, she moved to the Health
Care Center, Southpark, until her death. Her family was the love
of her life. She was a loving daughter, sister, and aunt.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Lillie
Jones; a brother, Thomas Bernard Jones; and a sister, Cornelia
Gilchrist. She is survived by her brother, Wilbur Lloyd Jones
and his wife Bee Jones, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at
Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel with interment to follow at Arlington
Memory Gardens Cemetery in Oklahoma City.
photo courtesy Marti Graham, January 2009
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Compiled, transcribed and submitted by Marti Graham, Oklahoma County, OKGenWeb Coordinator,
February 2009. Information
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