Greene County Obits, J
Greene County Obits, J
Compliments of Laura Nelle Poland Mallett
I. R. Jackson, retired carpenter and contractor, was born in Cumberland
Township, Greene County, Penn., April 19, 1824. He is a son of Stephen
and Hannah (Miller) Jackson, natives of this county. His grandfather,
a pioneer farmer, was born in Maryland. Mr. Jackson, whose father was
a millwright and carpenter, was the third in a family of five children.
He learned the carpenter trade in which he engaged in Cumberland Township
for a period of thirty-five years. He was united in marriage April 12,
1846, with Mary A., daughter of B. M. and Martha (Murdock) Horner. Mrs.
Jackson's parents were among the early settlers of the county. Of the
seven children born to Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, only one survives --Emma C.
The deceased are: James J., Mary Ann, Louisa J., Alice L., Stephen T.
and Margaret A., who was the wife of William Grooms and mother of two
children, one of which, James A. Grooms, is still living. Mr. Jackson is
a Democrat, and has served as burgess of Carmichaels Borough. He and his wife
are devoted members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of Greene County, Pennsylvania,
(Nelson and Rishforth and Co.: Chicago, 1888), p. 587.
Mrs. Alice J. Jacobs, 81, of Holbrook,RD1, died at 7:10 P.M. Thursday,
March 11,1965, in the home of her son Cecil R. Jacobs, after a lingering
She was born September 23,1883, in Jackson Twonship, a daughter of the
late Nicholas J. and Caroline McDonald Johnson.
On September 28, 1907, she married Henry C. Jacobs, who died April 23, 1958.
She was a housewife, and spent most of her life at Holbrook, RD1 near Rutan,
with the exception of a few years when she resided in Waynesburg.
She was a member of the Fairview Methodist Church.
She is survived by one son, Cecil R. Jacobs, of Holbrook,RD1, one step-son,
Harry Jacobs Of Holbrook, RD; two step-daughters, Mrs Hazel Hewitt of
Waynesburg, and Mrs Mildred Behm of Bristoria; 13 grandchildren and 19
One sister, Mrs. Mary Wright, of Swarts; and four brothers, Harrison
Johnson, of Cameron Star route,Waynesburg; William Johnson, of Wheeling,
WVa; Orville Johnson , of Washington and Orland Johnson, of Waynesburg
One son, Francis, and one daughter, Evelyn, are deceased.
Autumn Rae Jacobs, 18 month old infant daughter of John H. and Mary Martha
Phillips Jacobs of 763 Spring Street, Harmony, died at 8:30 P.M. Sunday,
March 3, 1974, at Butler Hospital. She had been seriously ill for the
She was born Oct. 3, 1972 at Rochester.
She is survived by the following brothers and sisters Claudia, Jeneva,
Denise, John C., Robert and Jeffery all at home, and paternal grandparents
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil R. Jacobs of Holbrook, R. D. 1.
Jacobs- Friends of Autumn Rae Jacobs, 18 month old daughter of John H.
and Mary Martha Phillips Jacobs of Harmony are being received Tuesday
7-9 P.M. and Wed. 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. at the Robert L. Lantz Funeral
Home, Rogersville where services will be conducted at 11 A.M. Thursday
with Rev. Frederick Burchell officiating. Burial will be in Fairview
Miss Evelyn J. Jacobs, 49 of 249 West Franklin street
died at 10:20 A.M.,Saturday, August 4,1962, of a brain tumor in St. Francis
General Hospital, Pittsburgh, after an illness of three weeks., Miss Jacobs
was born October 11,1912, at rutan, a dauthter of the late Henry C.Jacobs and
Mrs. Alice Johnson Jacobs, of 249 West Franklin street, Waynesburg.
She had been employed as a telephone operator at the South Penn Telephone
Company, Waynesburg , for 14 years and had resided most of herlife at
Rutan prior to moving to Waynesburg 12 years ago.
Miss Jacobs was a member of the Fairview Methodist Church, The Women's
Society of Christian Service of the church , and the Daughters Ruth
Sunday School class of the First Methodist Church of Waynesburg.
Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Alice Jacobs; one brother, Cecil R. Jacobs,
of Holbrook, RDl; two half-sisters, Mrs. Hazel Hewitt, of Wind Ridge, and
Mrs Mildred Behm, of Bristoria; and one half-brother, Harry Jacobs,
of Holbrook, RDl.
Flo Minton Jacobs
Former Graysville woman taught 25 years
Flo Minton Jacobs, 90, of 154 West High Street, Waynesburg, died at 7:45
p.m. Saturday, January 17, 1998, in Greene County Memorial Hospital,
She was born October 28, 1907, in Graysville, a daughter of Lowrie
and Nancy Chess Minton.
Mrs. Jacobs attended elementary school in Graysville, was a 1926 graduate
of Richhill Township High School and attended Waynesburg College,
where she received a standard teaching certificate on June 20, 1935.
She taught elementary school for 25 years, beginning in a one-room
schoolhouse in Graysville and later teaching at different locations
throughout Greene County.
Mrs. Jacobs was a member of Washington Street United Methodist Church,
Waynesburg, and its Fidelis Sunday school class. She was a life member of
Greene County Retired Teachers Association and the Pennsylvania and National
On June 11, 1927, she married John Harold Jacobs, who died March 13, 1981.
Surviving are a grandson, Christopher Richard Jacobs of Brookline,
Mass.; two sisters, Laura Williamson of Graysville and Dora Hamilton Jacobs
of Thomaston, Maine; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a son, the Rev. J. Warren Jacobs; a granddaughter, Patricia
Elizabeth Jacobs; a sister, Anna Jane Regalis; and a brother, George
Francis Gray Jacobs, farmer, PO, Rutan, was born in Greene County,
Penn., November 25, 1832. His father, Daniel Jacobs, was born in New Jersey.
His mother, whose maiden name was Hannah Rayle, is a native of Maryland.
They were married in Greene County, Penn., where they still reside.
The subject of this sketch was united in marriage, June 24, 1858, with
Catharine Nelson, who was born in this county February 14, 1832. She is a
daughter of Samuel and Barbara (Ranner - sic, should be Renner) Nelson. The
former was born in Virginia and the latter in Greene County, Penn.,
where they were married and spent the remainder of their lives.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs have seven children -- Daniel, Hannah, wife of Melvin
Headley; William R., Barbara E., Mary B., Henry and Delia M. In early life
Mr. Jacobs taught school for a few years, but subsequently devoted him
time to farming. He owns about 224 acres of land where he and family live.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs are zealous members of the Methodist Protestant
Pine Bank- Francis Joseph Jacobs, 56, of Pine Bank, died
at 6 PM Tuesday, April 8, 1975 at the West Virginia University Hospital
Born April 3, 1919 in Sand Rock, Ohio, he was the son of Mesbrach
and Nancy Ellen Pendergrost Jacobs and is survived by three brothers;
James and John, both of New Freeport, and Charles of Cameron, W. Va.
Funeral services were held April 10, 1975 with burial in the Board
Tree Cemetery, W. Va.
Jacobs- Friends of Francis Joseph Jacobs who died Tuesday, April 8, 1975
are being received in the Hunt Funeral Home, Hundred, W. Va. from 7-9
P.M. Thursday, where services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, with
Evangelist Roger H. Rush officiating. Burial will be in Board Tree
Cemetery, W. Va.
Mrs. Georgia P. Tustin Jacobs, 66, of Holbrook, RD 1, died
in her home after a long illness at 9 P.M. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1970.
A daughter of the late John L. and Jennie Stewart Tustin, she was born
July 20, 1903, in Wayne Township and had resided all her life in Western
Greene County. Her husband, Harry B. Jacobs, whom she married Sept. 29,
1923, died Dec. 28, 1967.
Mrs. Jacobs was a member of the Rogersville Christian Church.
She is survived by one son, John L. Jacobs, at home.
Jacobs- Friends of Mrs. Georgia P. Jacobs, of Holbrook, RD 1, who died
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1970, will be received after 7 P.M. Thursday in the
Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Jacobs- Friends of Mrs. Georgia P. Jacobs of Holbrook, RD 1, who died Wed.
Feb. 18, 1970, are being received in the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home,
Rogersville, where services will be held at 1 P.M., Saturday in charge of
Rev. Frank Burchell. Burial to be in Rosemont Cemetery.
Harry B. Jacobs, 71 of Holbrook, RD1, died at 4A.M. Thursday, December
28,1967, in the Oakland Veterans Hospital at Pittsburgh where he had
been a patient for the past two weeks.
He was born February 19,1896, near Rutan, a son of Henry C. and Anna
His wife, Georgia Tustin Jacobs, whom he married September 29, 1923,
Me. Jacobs resided most of his life at Rogersville and for the past 12
years in Jackson Township. He was a sandlot baseball player in his
early years and worked in the steel mills. He was also a janitor at the
Rogersville Elementary School, and for the past few years, had been a
farmer and a stock raiser.
He was a veteran of W.W.l and was a member of Fairview Methodist Church
and the James Farrell Post 330 of the American Legion.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, John L. Jacobs, at home; two
sisters, Mrs. Hazel Hewitt, of Waynesburg, and Mrs. Mildred Behm, of
Holbrook, RD1, and a half-brother, Cecil Jacobs, of Holbrook, Rdl.
Wind Ridge- Lloyd B. Jacobs, 75, of RD 1, Wind Ridge "Sugar Grove", died
Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 8 P.M. at his residence.
Born March 12, 1908, in Washington, Pa., he was a son of the late W.
D. and Metta Booher Jacobs.
His wife Margaret Morris, whom he married May 3, 1932, survives.
A 1928 graduate of Cameron High School, he was a farmer and had spent most
of his life in Sugar Grove.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jack "Ruth Ann" Donnalley of Salem,
Ohio; a son, Robert Jacobs of RD 1, Wind Ridge; a sister, Mrs. Marion "Helen"
Scothoin of Columbus, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren,
five step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Frank R. Jacobs and Wayne Jacobs.
Jacobs- Friends of Lloyd B. Jacobs, 75, of RD 1, Wind Ridge "Sugar
Grove", who died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1983, will be received in the Robert L.
Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday,
where services will be held.
Waynesburg- Nellie Church Jacobs, of 27 S Richhill St. Waynesburg,
died at 12:15 P.M. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1980 at the Greene County Memorial
Hospital following a lengthy illness.
She was born in Rogersville, a daughter of the late Charles Homer
and Harriet Lightner Church.
In 1927, she married Dr. Donald R. Jacobs, who died in 1962.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Waynesburg, the Daughter
of Ruth and the United Methodist Women of the church.
She was educated in the Center Township public and high schools, and received
a B. S. in Education from Waynesburg College.
She was a retired teacher and housewife, and belonged to several organizations
including the Retired Teachers Association, the Eastern Star Emerald Chapter
135 (for over 50 years), the White Shrine Bethesda Chapter 25, Amaranth,
the Christopher Gist Chapter of the Daughterrs of American Colonists
(and a past regent), the John Corbly Chapter of the Daughters of the American
Revolution, the Mothers' Study Club, the Waynesburg Library Club, the
American Legion Auxiliary 8 and 40 ( and a past president), the John Corbly
Society, the Waynesburg College Alumni Ass., the Ladies' Auxiliary
to the Greene County Medical Society, the Albert Gallatin Chapter of
the Daughters of 1812, the Greene County Senior Citizens' Club and the
Daughters of the Nile.
She is survived by two sons, Charles C. Jacobs of Cambridge, Ohio and
Dr. Donald W. Jacobs of York, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. William "Marjorie"
Pace of Fairfax, Virginia; a sister, Mrs. Fred "Jeannette" Gillogly
of Waynesburg; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. John "Clara" Johnson.
Jacobs-Friends of Nellie Church Jacobs of Waynesburg, who died Wednesday,
Feb. 27, 1980, will be received at the Frank J. Behm Funeral Home, Waynesburg
on Friday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday from 2 to 4 P.M. and 7 to 9 P.M. and
Sunday from noon to 2:30 P.M., ? hour of the the service in the funeral home
with the Rev. George Shultzabarg officiating. Burial will be in Rosem?/
Cemetery, Rogersville. The following organizations will hold services
Saturday evening March 1, - Wh?? Shrine -Bethesdaa 25- at 7 P.M..; Emeral
Chapter of the Eastern Star; at 7:30 P.M. and the Rebecca Lodge
"rest is gone.
Funeral services for Mrs Catharine Gregg Jameson, 92, who died Saturday
morning at the residence of her grandson, Homer Myers of St. Marys, Rt 1, will
be held at 2 p.m. today at the residence of her grandson at St. Marys, Rt 1,
with the Rev. Francis Richards officiating., burial will be in the Mt Olivet
cemetery in Ritchie county. The body will be taken from the McCullough
funeral home at Pennsboro to the residence of her grandson where friends
Transcribers note: Catharine was born 6 March 1865 in Greene County, Pa,
daughter of Samuel Gregg and Eliza Ann Hickman.
St Marys listed is St Marys, Pleasants County, WVa. Her husband was
Charles W Jameson.
Mrs. Thomas Jelinski, 47, a former resident of Pine Bank, died at 11:15 p.m.,
Wednesday, October 24, 1962, in Braddock hospital after an illness of 10
years. She was the wife of Thomas Jelinski. They celebrated their 25th
wedding anniversary a short time ago. Mrs. Jelinski, a daughter of Mrs. Jean
Meighen, of Waynesburg, and the late John Meighen, was born June 27, 1915, at
Pine Bank. She resided in the East McKeesport area since her marriage and
was a member of the St. Robert Balladina Roman Catholic Church, East McKeesport.
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are four
Mrs. Carol Ann Canalunga, of East McKeesport; Mrs. Mary Jean Benvin,
of Zanesville, Ohio, and Noretta, and Carlotta at home; three grandchildren,
one sister, Mrs. Virginia Wachter of Doyletown, and three brothers,
Joseph Meighen of Waynesburg, Rev. John Meighen of Apollo, and Dennis
Meighen Of Washington, PA.
Cora Jenkins, 89, of RD 2, Waynesburg, died at 6:30 a.m., Thursday,
Aug. 3, at the Greene County Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
She was born Sept. 28, 1888 in Wayne Township near Brave, the daughter
of the late John and Violinda Rose Jenkins. All her life was spent in
the Waynesburg area. She was a member of the Washington Street United
Methodist Church and the WSCS of the church, and the Women's Sunday
School Bible Class.
For over 50 years, she made her home with the R.R. Headlee family.
She never married. Two sisters, Viola and Pearl, and three brothers,
Commodore, William and Alva, are deceased.
Friends of Cora Jenkins, 89, of RD 2, Waynesburg, who died Thursday,
Aug. 3, will be received at the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home from
2 to 9 P.M. Friday, Aug. 4, with funeral services 1 P.M. Saturday
from the Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph W. Brownfield officiating.
Interment in Greene County Memorial Park.
Emma Scott John was born at Calls Pennsylvania, February 22, 1879, and
departed this life February 16, 1961, at the age of 81 yrs., 11 mo. and
She was the daughter of Thomas and Eliza Scott of Calls, PA. she was married
Jan. 1, 1898 to Ira David John of Waynesburg, PA., and together they spent
the early part of their married life at Mt. Morris PA., later moving to
Ohio. they lived on a farm near Millersport, Ohio, until they retired
and moved to Millersport.
Surviving Mrs. John are three daughters, Mrs. Lida Teele of Columbus,
Mrs. Florence Ferguston of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Margaret Hanby of
the home. Also, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Six
brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held at the Charles Boring Funeral Home in Thornville
Ohio, with Rev. Ricketts of Millersport Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial was in Kirkersville Cemetery, Kirkersville, OH.
In Memory of
Everett G. John
240 E. Water St., Orrville, Ohio
Date of Birth
March 18, 1901
Date of Death
Tuesday, January 28, 1964
Funeral Services From
Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home
Saturday, February 1, 1964 -- 1:00 P.M.
Rev. David Lindberg
He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Fox
John of Kirby, two Sons, Robert of New
York City and Paul of Detroit; a daughter
Mrs. Richard (Patricia) Cochran of Wilmont,
Conn.; six grandchildren and a brother,
Willis of Orrville, Ohio, with whom he made
his home the past four years.
SANFORD C. JOHN PASSES AWAY IN HOME AT KIRBY
Widely Known Whiteley Township Merchant
Succumbs to Sort Illness of
Paralysis -- Active Church Worker
FUNERAL THIS AFTERNOON
WAYNESBURG, July 21. -- Sanford C. John, 63, a widely known
merchant of Whiteley Township, died at his home in Kirby at 12:45
p.m. Saturday, July 20, following an illness of a few days, of paralysis.
Mr. John was born April 26, 1877, in Whiteley Township, and was a son of
George and Margaret John. He spent his entire life in that township.
When a young man he became associated with his father in the mercantile
business and at his father's death he became the sole owner of the store
and was still conducting the business at the time of his death. He was
a member of the Kirby Methodist Church and always took an active interest
in all the affairs of the community.
He married Elizabeth M. Fox, who survives. There also survives two sons,
Everett John, of Uniontown, and Willis E. John, of Kirby.
The funeral will be held Monday afternoon, July 22. Short services
will be held in the home at 1:30 o'clock, with further services at 2
o'clock in the Kirby Methodist Church, in charge of his pastor, the Rev.
Albert Merz, the Rev. H. Earnest McNeely and the Rev. W. C. Long.
Burial will be in the Kirby Cemetery.
Note: The maiden name of Sanford's mother, Margaret, was JOHN. She retained
her last name by marring George JOHN. Her sister, Sarah Tamsen
was my great grandmother. I'm interested in any information on the
ancestors of George JOHN. Who was he?
Willis E. John, 62, of Kirby died unexpectedly at his home at 3
p.m. Thursday, June 11, 1970.
He was born August 4, 1907, at Kirby, a son of Sanford C. and Elizabeth
M. Fox John.
With the exception of 11 years at Orville, Ohio, Mr. John spent all of his
life at Kirby, where he operated a general store which his father
owed before his death. While at Orville, he worked in a factory.
He was a member of the Kirby United Methodist Church and Waynesburg
Lodge 153, F and AM.
Surviving are his wife, Agnes Conway John; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Lanham,
or Orville, Ohio; Mrs. Helen Mooney, of Kirby, and Mrs. Joan Chambers,
of Clarksville, and 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
One brother is deceased.
JOHN - Friends of Willis E. John of Kirby, who died Thursday, June 11,
1970, will be received after 7 p.m. Friday in the Samuel P. Weaver
Waynesburg, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in charge of
Rev. Floyd Kelly and Rev. Everett David Linburg. Burial in Greene
County Memorial Park.
A. J. Johnston, farmer, Hunter's Cave, Penn., was born in Washington
County, Penn., January 18, 1816. His parents were Andrew and Climena
(Conklin) Johnston the former a native of New Jersey, and the latter of
After marriage they settled in Washington County, and in 1820 moved to
Greene County and remained until their death. The subject of our sketch
was united in holy bonds of matrimony, December 9, 1847, with Phoebe
McCullough, who was born in Washington County, April 3, 1817. Mrs. Johnston
is a daughter of Thomas and Sarah (Dunn) McCullough. They were also natives
of Washington County, where they remained two years after their marriage,
then moved to Greene County and spent the remainder of their lives. Mr.
and Mrs. Johnston have four children: Sara A., wife of William Heaton;
George W., Andrew J., and Eliza A. Mr. Johnston has been engaged in farming
and stock raising all his life, and owns about 400 acres of land -- his
home farm. Mrs. Johnston and the children are members of the Methodist
Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of Greene County, Pennsylvania,
(Nelson and Rishforth and Co.: Chicago, 1888), p. 586.
Columbus Johnston, farmer, P. O. Rogersville, was born in Center Township,
Greene County Penn., June 4, 1831. He is a son of Andrew and Climena (Conklin)
Johnston who were natives of Washington County, but after marriage resided
in Center Township, Greene County, until their death. Columbus was united
in marriage March 5, 1855, with Emeline Bane, who was born in Washington
County, June 17, 1838. Mrs. Johnston is a daughter of Nathan and Hannah
Bane (nee Carter), who were also natives of Washington County, and moved
to Greene County about 1844, remaining until Mr. Bane's death. His widow
is still living and resides in West Virginia. Mr. Johnston and wife are
the parents of four children -- Nathan B., Lizzie A., Dora M., and Lewis
B. (deceased). Mr. Johnston was reared on a farm and has made farming his
business through life, and by strict honesty and industry has procured
a nice home, consisting of 108 acres of land, where he and family reside.
He and Mrs. Johnston are active members of the South Ten Mile Baptist
In politics he is a Republican.
Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of Greene County, Pennsylvania,
(Nelson and Rishforth and Co.: Chicago, 1888), pp. 586-587.
Charley C. Jones, 70, of Spraggs, RD 1, died at 12:45 p.m., Thursday,
April 6, 1967 at Greene County Memorial Hospital. He had not been in
the best of health for some time, however, his illness was serious
for the past four weeks.
He was born June 9, 1896 in Perry Township at Brock, the son of the late
Lindsay and Sarah Jane Wood Jones. He never married. He was a farmer,
spending his early life in Perry Township, with the past 25 years in
Wayne Township. He was affiliated with the Valley Chapel Methodist Church, Brock.
Surviving are four sisters. Mrs. Herbert (Flossie) Roach of Spraggs,
Mrs. Alva (Mary) Headlee of Morgantown, WV.,
(Bertha) Phillips of Blacksville, WV. and Mrs. Wayne (Opal)Tanner of
Mapletown and six brothers, Jesse O. of Spraggs, Wayne W. of Morgantown,
WV., Wilbert H. of Fairview, WV. R.D., Albert A. of Morgantown, WV., Alvah
L. of New York City and R. Clark of Trenton, N.J.
GEORGE J. JONES, aged 66 years, well known former rural mail carrier,
died Monday, April 29, 1946, at 5 p. m., in his home at Pine Bank,
following an illness of two and one-half years. Mr. Jones was a son of
the late James and Margaret Hoy Jones, and was born December 7, 1879, in
Gilmore Township. He had served as a rural mail carrier for 34 years,
retiring January 1, 1943. He had spent most of his life in Gilmore
Township, and was a member of the Pine Bank Methodist Church and the
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association of Pennsylvania. He is survived
by his wife, Mrs. Mattie Clovis Jones; one son, Ross Jones, of Washington,
Pa.; two daughters, Mrs. Sarah Kerr, of Waynesburg, R. D. 4, and Mrs. Mary
Kerr, of Pine Bank; one sister, Mrs. Felix Meighen, of Waynesburg,
and four grandchildren.
Isaac Newton Jones, 87, of Pine Bank, well-known musician, died at 8:20
a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 1951, at the home of his niece, Mrs. J. B. Carpenter,
also of Pine Bank. Death due to a heart condition, came after an illness of
A son of the late William and Rhoda McCllean Jones, the deceased was born
March 27, 1863, at Pine Bank. He resided all his life in Jackson Township.
He was known for his musicianship and, despite his advanced age, was able
to play the piano until shortly before his illness. He never married
and was the last of his family.
Surviving are the following nieces and nephews; Frank D. Jones, Waynesburg,
John C. Jones, Pine Bank, Mrs. Zennia J. Carpenter with whom he resided,
Etta J. Stewart, Pine Bank, Richard J. Stockdale, Brave, Blaine Jones,
Pine Bank, Garfield Jones, Aleppo, Mrs. Catherine Miller, California,
Mrs. Jessie Marshall, Winchester, Va., and Mrs. Rhoda Johnson, Winchester,
Friends of Pine Bank, who died Monday, Jan. 15, 1951, will be received
at the Scott Funeral Home, Rogersville. Funeral services will be held at 2
P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 17, with the Rev. Catherine Merz officiating.
The casket will be closed at 1:45 P.M. Wed., prior to services.
Burial in Rosemont Cemetery.
Jean Jones, 55, of RD 1, Holbrook, died May 8 at 7 p.m. in Greene
County Memorial Hospital. She had been ill for the past year.
She was born Dec. 26, 1922 in Jackson Twp., daughter of the late Jesse O.
and Artie McCullough Morris. She resided all her life in Jackson Twp. and
was a member of the Unity-Bristoria Presbyterian Church.
Surviving is her husband Keith Jones, whom she married Nov. 2, 1946 and
the following sons, Bob and Bill at home, Jerry of Wind Ridge; a grandson,
Christopher Jones of Wind Ridge; one sister, Mrs. Kenneth
"Ethel" Kerr of R.D. 1 Holbrook.
Deceased is one brother, Delbert Morris; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Kiger,
Mrs. Nellie Cathers, Mrs. Helen Garner.
Mrs. Katherine Blanche Younken Jones, 72, of Graysville, died Wednesday,
May 18, 1949, at 8 a.m., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. LeMoyne
Staggers, of Wind Ridge, following an 11-week illness.
Mrs. Jones, who was born November 2, 1876, near Graysville, was a daughter
of Jefferson Younken, a Civil War Veteran, and Matilda Ann Rickey
Younken. She was married October 28, 1899, to Mathias Clark Jones, who
Mrs. Jones lived most of her life in Washington and Greene Counties.
She was a member of the South Ten Mile Baptist Church and of the South Ten
Mile Community Circle.
Surviving, besides her husband, are, two daughters, Anna May Staggers,
wife of LeMoyne Staggers, of Wind Ridge, and Gertrude J. Burns, wife of
Wilfred W. Burns, of Washington; two sons, Carl L. Jones, of Waynesburg,
and Vaughn R. Jones, of Waynesburg, RD 3.; one brother, T. J. Younken,
of Waynesburg; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Three sisters and one brother are deceased.
JONES--Funeral services for Katherine Blanche Jones of Graysville,
RD 1., who died Wednesday, May 18, 1949, will be held Saturday, May 21,
1949, at 2 p.m. DST at the home, Graysville, RD 1, in charge of Rev. Edwin
Friends received at home after 2 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 1949. Burial in
Greene County Memorial Park.
Scott Funeral Service, Rogersville.
Keith W. Jones, 62, of RD 1, Holbrook, died Wednesday, August 1, 1979, at
6 a.m. in his residence. Although he was not in the best of health,
death was unexpected.
He was born November 11, 1916, the son of the late Clarence S. and Zora
Smith Jones. He was married November 2, 1946 to Jean Morris, who died May
8, 1978. He was employed by Dunbar Oil and gas Company for 20 years until
he retired in November of 1978.
He was a farmer in Jackson Township, a member of Unity Presbyterian
Church and OCAW Local 8557.
Surviving are three sons; Bob and Bill at home, and Jerry of Wind Ridge.
Also surviving are two grandsons, Christopher and Nicholas of Wind Ridge;
three sisters, Miss Margery Jones of Waynesburg, Mrs. Edwin "Betty
Dale" Chapman and Miss Faye Jones of Graysville. He is also survived by
two brothers, Arthur and Reed Jones of Graysville. He is preceded in
death by three brothers, Harry, Delbert and Hubert.
Friends of Keith W. Jones, 62, of RD 1, Holbrook who died Wed., Aug. 1,
1979, will be received Thursday from 2 to ? P.M. and 7 to 9 P.M. in the
Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville. Funeral service will be held
Friday at 3:30 P.M. with Rev. Robert E. Borland officiating. Burial
will be in Rosemont Cemetery.
Mrs. Ldyia Jones, 83, of 383 North Huffman street, Waynesburg, died at
9:30 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 1958, in the Washington Hospital,
after a long illness.
Mrs. Jones was the widow of Frank B. Jones, who died November 30, 1951.
He was a retired bandmaster of the U.S. Navy, and for many years had charge
of the museum of the Greene County Historical Society, in Waynesburg.
She was born November 12, 1875, in Wayne Township, near Kuhntown.
She was a daughter of William and Jane Cole White. She made her home in
Waynesburg for the last 33 years.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Waynesburg, and of
the the John Corbly Chapter of the daughters of the American Revolution,
of the Auxillary to James Farrell Post No. 330, American Legion, and the
Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are two sons, Frank E. Jones, of Waynesburg, and Major William R.
Jones, in the U.S. Air Force at Day Air Force Base, Bangor, Maine. There
are four grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Della Longstreth, of Amarillo,
Texas, and Mrs. Rebecca Stewart, of Nineveh; five brothers and a sister are
Mrs. Lydia Jones of 383 Huffman Street, Waynesburg, member of a pioneer
Greene County family, died at 9:30 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 4, 1958 in Washington
Hospital following an extensive illness due to a fractured hip.
A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born Nov. 12, 1875 in Wayne
Twp., near Kuhntown, a daughter of William and Jane Cole White, and had
lived in Waynesburg the past 33 years. She was a member of the First
Methodist Church of Waynesburg, the John Corbly Chapter, Daughters
of the American Revolution; the American Legion Auxiliary and the Order
of Eastern Star.
She married Frank B. Jones who for many years was a US Navy bandsman,
directed the old Waynesburg Citizens Band for several years, and was curator
of the museum of the Greene County Historical society for many years. Mr.
Jones died Nov. 20, 1951.
She is survived by two sons, Frank E. Jones of Waynesburg, and Maj.
William Rodman Jones, stationed at the Dow Air Force at Bangor, Me.; four
grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Della Longstreth, of Amarillo,
Texas, and Mrs. Rebecca Stewart of Nineveh.
Funeral arrangements in charge of the church. Mariner funeral home were
incomplete last night.
Mrs. Mary E. Bogard Jones, 58, wife of Blaine Jones, of Pine Bank,
died at the home of her sister, Mrs. G.C. Weaver, of New Freeport,
Thursday, July 13, 1950, after an illness of the past two years.
She was born in Littleton, W.Va., March 2, 1892, a daughter of Mrs. Mary
Bogard and the late Isaac Bogard, and spent all her life in the Pine Bank
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are five children:
Albert Gilbert, Pine Bank; Charles Gilbert, U.S. Army, stationed at Dayton,
Ohio; John Jones, of Holbrook; Mrs. Michael Mikuliah and Mrs. William
Isbel, both of Akron, Ohio. She is also survived by four sisters and one
brother; Mrs. S.H. Hoy, McKeesport; Mrs. Rose Woodruff, of Gloversville,
N.Y.; Mrs. G.C. Weaver, New Freeport; Mrs. Edna Weaver, Monongahela,
and George Bogard, of Wheeling, W.Va. She was a member of the Pentecostal
Funeral services for Mary E. Jones, wife of Blaine Jones, of Pine Bank,
who died Thursday, July 13, 1950, will be held at the home of her sister,
Mrs. G. C. Weaver, New Freeport, RD 1, Sunday, July 18, at 1 P.M. in
charge of Rev. Catherine Merz. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery.
Friends received at the Weaver home after 4 P.M. today "Friday". Scott
Funeral Service, Rogersville, in charge.
Matthias Clark Jones, 93, Waynesburg, RD 2, formerly of Wind Ridge,
died Feb. 16, 1967. He was a son of William. K. and Margaret Whiteman
Jones, and was born July 14, 1873 in West Finley Twp., Washington
Co., Pa. He resided most of his life in Richhill Twp. His wife, Katherine
Younken Jones died May 18, 1949. He was a member of the Enon Baptist
Church, and attended South Ten Mile Church at the time of his death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Anna Staggers, of Wind Ridge, and Mrs.
Wilfred (Gertrude) Burns, of Washington; two sons, Vaughn and Carl Jones
of Waynesburg; one sister, Mrs. Anna Burns of Graysville.
Deceased are one sister, Mrs. Elsie King and three grandchildren.
[Burial was in Greene County Memorial Park.]
Mrs. Mattie Clovis Jones, 76, of Pine Bank, died at her home at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, January 5, 1960, after a long illness. Mrs. Jones was born
January 18, 1883, in Gilmore Township, a daughter of Marion and Sarah
Eakin Clovis. She resided all of her life in the Pine Bank area, and was
a member of the Pine Bank Methodist Church. Surviving are two daughters,
Sara, wife of Dorwin Kerr, Waynesburg, R. D. 4, and Mary, wife of Harry
Kerr, Pine Bank; one son, Ross Jones, Washington; five grandchildren;
one great-grandchild and one sister, Mrs. James F. Hoy, of Pine Bank. Three
brothers and three sisters are deceased. Her husband, George J. Jones died
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