In memory of
PATSY E. JONES
JONES, PATSY E. Hale, Michigan Age 84, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 after a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service will be held 11am Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint, Pastor Michelle Forsyth officiating. Burial in Crestwood Cemetery. Visitation 5-8pm Thursday at the funeral home. Pat was born in Holcomb, Missouri on August 27, 1932. She moved to Flint, MI when she was 12 years old. She met her soulmate on a blind date and later married Charles E. Jones on January 2, 1951. She retired from AC Spark Plug after 35 years. Charlie and Pat built their dream home and resided in Hale, MI after retirement. Pat spent her retirement years as a banjo groupie for Charlie's Banjo Group. When not on "tour", she could be found in the kitchen, whipping up a recipe from scratch. She was best known for homemade cornbread and peanut butter fudge. She was loved by all those she met. She will be missed by her family and friends. Surviving are son, Gary (Sam) Jones of Fenton and daughter, Cindy (Chris L.) Common of Fenton; grandchildren, Shawn (Andrea) Jones of St. Paul MN, Kelly Common (Mark Beville) of Grand Junction, CO, Chris (Angie) Common of Fenton, MI, Brooke Jones of Fenton and Cristina Jones (fiance, Marc Kobylczak) of Swartz Creek, MI; great-grandchildren, Ciran Lain Jones, Macy Kay Common, Hadley Reece Common, Charlie Rae Beville, Finley Shae Beville, Noah Markis Beville, Landon Tyler Beville and soon to be Baby Ina Fern Jones. Pat was preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Nell Oakes, sister Joe Ann Greenwood, husband Charles Earl, son Charles Lain and grandson Ian Charles. Your condolences may be shared with the family at swartzfuneralhomeinc.com
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