Virginia M. Gordon Jones 1927-2014

SUN LAKES, Ariz. – Virginia Mae Gordon Jones, 86, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., formerly of Champion and Pittsburgh, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Chandler, Ariz.

She was born May 14, 1927.

Virginia is survived by her children, Martin Hugh (Karen) Jones of Lordstown, Matt Gordon Jones of Seattle, Wash., and Virginia Arlene Jones (Milan) Makale of San Diego; grandson, Miles Makale; and stepgrandchildren, Jeff Yeager and Jill Gibboney; and great-grandchildren, Jocelyn, Krista and Micah Yeager, and Autumn Gibboney. She also leaves two sisters, Mathilda June (Gordon) Donch of Abingdon, Va., and Joann Henrietta (Gordon) Ayers of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Hugh Jones; her parents, two brothers and one sister.

A memorial service to be held in the summer in Warren, with internment in Champion Cemetery.

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Arrangements were handled by Cremation Center of Arizona.

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