HUDSON, Fla. — Elizabeth Ida Jones, born August 19, 1928, daughter of Edward James and Boneita Rose Mellinger Boyles, passed away at the Bayonet Point Hospital in Hudson, Fla., on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Elizabeth passed surrounded by loving family, knowing she was going to meet the Lord.
She married Bobby D. Jones on Dec. 1, 1973, her loving and dedicated husband of 40 years who was her constant companion. Liz and Bobby enjoyed being together and sharing time with their church family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Goldie Morr, Doris Mackey and Edna Moyer; and brothers, Russell Runyan, Raymond Boyles, Lloyd Boyles and Robert Boyles.
Survivors include her children, Merlyn Troy (Christine) Bailey, Cynthia (Dan) Fish, Clifford (Sherry Miller) Bailey, Lee (Stacey) Unsinger, Gary (Cindy) Jones, Deborah (Dave) Canter and Daniel Jones; 24 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Wyles, Betty Eller and Louise Jenkins; and brothers, Edward Boyles and Richard Boyles. Family members also include brother-in-law, Billy (Shirley) Jones; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Saturday, Dec. 7th, at GRACE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, Hudson, Fla., with Funeral Service following.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, Ill. 60693.
Obituary and condolences at www.gracemefuneralhomehudson.com and starbeacon.com.