Mary Leigh JonesMary Leigh Jones, 78, of Superior, died Monday, May 27, 2013, in Hawthorne Township, Wis..
Mary Leigh Jones, 78, of Superior, died Monday, May 27, 2013, in Hawthorne Township, Wis..
She was born Jan. 23, 1935, in Portsmouth, Va., daughter of Boyston and Marion (Gaskins) Johnson.
Mary enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, puzzle solving, flower gardening, cooking, feeding and watching the birds and deer; however, her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren.
She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 10252 and the American Legion Post 29, both of Anchorage, Alaska.
Preceding her in death were her parents; granddaughter, Kimberly Burbul; and brothers, Paul and Boyston, Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph S. Jones; daughters, Vickie (Jay) Borchardt, Faribault, Minn., Marian (Tim) Burbul, Superior, and Susan (Ray) Muetz, Wasilla, Alaska; sons, Franklin A. Jones, Superior, and Joseph P. Jones, Cloquet, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Marvin Johnson, Norfolk, Va., and James (Barbara) Johnson, Chesapeake, Va.; sisters, Patricia (William) Richmond, Chesapeake, Va., and Betty Joyce Rhodes, Portsmouth, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Parkview Cemetery, Hawthorne, with Chaplain Gary Meller officiating.
Following the service, everyone is invited to the Hawthorne Town Hall for a luncheon and time to share memories.
Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N. 19th Street, Superior, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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