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In memory of
Gretchen Warner Jones
JONES, Gretchen Warner 91, Gretchen Jones of Tucson, AZ passed away on October 30, 2019, surrounded by family. Born June 20, 1928, to Gretchen and Orville ("Pete") Warner in Salt Lake City, Utah, she was given the nickname, "Sunny" due to her positive outlook and cheerful disposition. She attended high school at Ramona Convent and two years of college in California. She moved to Tucson and completed her degree at the University of Arizona, where she met a dashing law student, Russell E. Jones. The two were happily married for 62 years.Gretchen taught high school and middle school for six years before dedicating herself to raising her four children. After guiding her children through school, Gretchen worked as a Certified Travel Agent, which allowed her to share her love of travel with her clients, friends and family.A civic icon and natural leader, Gretchen served in leadership positions in many organizations, including the Assistance League, Girl Scouts, Community Food Bank of Southern AZ, and the Tucson Clothing Bank. A strong believer in the benefits of education, Gretchen also worked tirelessly to raise money for college scholarships for underserved populations.She and Russell were avid U of A Wildcat supporters. They enjoyed hundreds of home and away football and basketball games, including NCAA tournaments. Her enthusiastic support of the University encompassed its educational and community programs, and most of all its students and alumni. Bear down.She is survived by her four children, Warner Jones, Gretchen Wall (Randy), Charlotte Morrissey (Michael), and Meredith Weymer (Andrew). She is also survived by six grandchildren, Christopher, Kent, Meredith, Mark, Matthew, and Charlotte.Services and Celebration of Life pending. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Gretchen's name to the University of Arizona Foundation--Scholarship Funds, to the Community Foodbank of Southern Arizona, or the Tucson Assistance League. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.
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In memory of
Gretchen Warner Jones
JONES, Gretchen Warner 91, Gretchen Jones of Tucson, AZ passed away on October 30, 2019, surrounded by family. Born June 20, 1928, to Gretchen and Orville ("Pete") Warner in Salt Lake City, Utah, she was given the nickname, "Sunny" due to her positive outlook and cheerful disposition. She attended high school at Ramona Convent and two years of college in California. She moved to Tucson and completed her degree at the University of Arizona, where she met a dashing law student, Russell E. Jones. The two were happily married for 62 years.Gretchen taught high school and middle school for six years before dedicating herself to raising her four children. After guiding her children through school, Gretchen worked as a Certified Travel Agent, which allowed her to share her love of travel with her clients, friends and family.A civic icon and natural leader, Gretchen served in leadership positions in many organizations, including the Assistance League, Girl Scouts, Community Food Bank of Southern AZ, and the Tucson Clothing Bank. A strong believer in the benefits of education, Gretchen also worked tirelessly to raise money for college scholarships for underserved populations.She and Russell were avid U of A Wildcat supporters. They enjoyed hundreds of home and away football and basketball games, including NCAA tournaments. Her enthusiastic support of the University encompassed its educational and community programs, and most of all its students and alumni. Bear down.She is survived by her four children, Warner Jones, Gretchen Wall (Randy), Charlotte Morrissey (Michael), and Meredith Weymer (Andrew). She is also survived by six grandchildren, Christopher, Kent, Meredith, Mark, Matthew, and Charlotte.Services and Celebration of Life pending. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Gretchen's name to the University of Arizona Foundation--Scholarship Funds, to the Community Foodbank of Southern Arizona, or the Tucson Assistance League. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.
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Tucson, AZ 85716
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