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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elizabeth H. "Beth" Jones 1933 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Elizabeth H. "Beth" Jones, 73, Lawrence, will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Hinton, Okla.Mrs. Jones died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born July 24, 1933, in Hinton, the daughter of William G. and Elizabeth M. Smith Dougherty. She graduated from Hinton High School in 1951. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Southwestern State University in Weatherford, Okla., and a master's degree in education from Central State University in Edmond, Okla.Mrs. Jones taught secondary school in Lawrence for 35 years at Central Junior High School. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.Survivors include two sons, Joe B. Jones and wife Nancy, Lawrence, and Jay C. Jones and wife Denise, North Richland Hills, Tex.; a brother, Max Dougherty, Covina, Calif.; and six grandchildren, Nicole, Abby, Cody, Tiffany, Whitney and Ashley.She was preceded in death by a son, John D. Jones.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, where the family will receive them from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. following a rosary at 3 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the church or the Leukemia Society, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.