Ann (Jones) Harper NEWARK: Ann (Jones) Harper, 48, was a caring, kind-hearted soul who knew no stranger. She left this earth on October 13, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Ron and Carol Jones. She was born on April 2, 1968 in Newark, Ohio. She graduated from Licking Valley High School in 1986 and Ohio Dominican College in 2009. Ann was loved by all who knew her. Surviving her are two brothers, Mike Jones and Jeff Jones and his wife, Theresa, both from Newark. Also surviving are her nephews whom she cherished, Adam Waites of Newark, Justin Jones and his wife Hillarie, and her children Gabby, Dillion, and Kendall of Dickinson, Texas, Tyler Jones and his wife Laura of Newark, and Cameron Jones of Newark. Ann will be sadly missed by her friends and their children whom she loved as her own. Ann loved The Ohio State Buckeyes and was their #1 Fan. She never missed watching a game and could be heard for miles cheering on her beloved Buckeyes. Ann had a tender heart and was very giving and caring. She had a large, wonderful personality that filled a room, making other stand up and take notice. Ann made friends with everyone that she met. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Ann was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre. She loved to travel and enjoyed the water, where she would immerse herself in the underwater world while scuba diving. Church visitation hours will be on Monday, 10/17/16 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm with a memorial service immediately following at 6:30 at the Marne United Methodist Church at 1019 Licking Valley Rd. NE Newark, Ohio 43055. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Ann's memory to the Marne United Methodist Church Food Pantry at 1019 Licking Valley Rd. NE Newark, Ohio 43055 or Licking County Humane Society at 825 Thornwood SW Heath, OH 43056.
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