John L. Jones, 79

February 26, 2009

MARCH 13, 1929-FEB. 25, 2009

WILLIAMSPORT -- John Leroy "Johnny" Jones, 79, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at Julia Manor Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born March 13, 1929, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late John Edward and Lula Ida Hershey Jones.

His wife, Ruth Elizabeth "Libby" Boyles Jones, died in 1993.

He was employed by GM Parts Division in Martinsburg, W.Va., until his retirement in 1991.

He was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church, Williamsport.

He was a member of Local UAW of Martinsburg.

He is survived by one daughter, Laura M. Binau of Hagerstown; one son, Bill Jones of North Richland Hills, Texas; one sister, Vesta Adams of Chambersburg; and two grandsons.


He was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Jones.

Services will be at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, on Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Dr. James E. Swecker will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. on Friday for the convenience of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church Building Fund, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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