Ethel Pearl (Pryor) Jones

April 24, 1937 ~ December 22, 2018 (age 81)


Ethel Pearl Pryor Jones, age 81, of Renfrew, passed away Saturday evening, December 22, 2018, in the ER at Butler Memorial Hospital, with her family by her side.

Born April 24, 1937 in Rose Point, Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late Everett Boyce and Edna Pearl Rodgers Pryor.

She was a member of the Good Shepherd Church in Tionesta.

Early on, she was a cook at Eppinger’s Restaurant in Portersville and then a bus monitor for Laidlaw Transit.

She enjoyed cooking, camping, and playing cards. 

Ethel was a former member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary at the Connoquenessing Fire Department.

She is survived by her children Diane (Graham) Miller of Renfrew, Evelyn (Garry) Cumberland of Butler, Boyce Jones of Renfrew, Paul (Helen) Jones of Renfrew; 23 Grandchildren; 48 Great Grandchildren; and several Great Great Grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Duane Thomas Jones, Sr, who she married March 16, 1955 and died May 27, 2012; children Karen Pittman, Duane Thomas Jones, Jr, Richard Jones; and her sisters Mary Margaret Stelter and Gertrude Irene Kniess.

Visitation will be on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect.  Funeral service will be on Friday, December 28, 2018, 11am in the Funeral Home, with her family friend Rev. Charles Cline, Pastor of the Parker and Eau Claire Presbyterian Churches, officiating.

Interment will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler.

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