Dorothy L. Jones

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Dorothy L. Jones

February 10, 1923 - February 25, 2019

Dorothy L. Jones Dorothy Lucille Jones, 96, died early Monday in Hospice Care at Daviess Community Hospital.
She was born Feb. 10, 1923, at home in Washington, to Walter and Carrie (Potts) Gilley.
She was married to Clinton "Curly" Jones who preceded her in death in 1988.
She is survived by daughter Deborah (Jones) Russell and son-in-law Bill Russell; four sisters, Nancy Myers, Shirley "Sally" Bradley, Ferbie Nolley, all of Washington, and Trudy Davis of Columbus, Indiana.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Harold "Bud" Gilley, Margaret Carlson of Rhode Island, Walter "Giggs" Gilley of Arizona and Merle Byrer of Odon.
She was a graduate of the WHS class of 1942. After graduating from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Evansville September 1945 she worked as a registered nurse for 51 years at Daviess Community Hospital, Dr. Wm. Schaffer's ophthalmologist office and Washington Nursing Center, retiring in 1996.
She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and liked to share scriptural encouragement with others while sitting on the bench at Walmart. She was loved and will be missed by a large circle of loyal friends and family.
A memorial service is scheduled Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1793 S. 75 E., Washington, Indiana. The burial is to be private and the family requests no flowers.
Published on February 26, 2019
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Marsha Eskew Dyer
Mar 05, 2019
Debbie. Your mom always told me the story of how she was in the delivery roo with my mom when I was born. Loved working with her and listening to her stories. She was a wonderful woman
Melissa (Farnham) Boyd
Mar 02, 2019
You're in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I didn't personally know your mom but I look forward to soon welcoming her back in the ressurrection and getting to know her in full health and youthfulness. My love to you and all the family and friends.
Debbie Heffernan
Mar 02, 2019
I will always remember this sweet lady. I worked at the hospital when I was a junior in high school and it was my first real job. Dottie was one of the nurses I remember. She was an excellent nurse and a caring person. In recent years I would chat with her on the bench at the entrance of Walmart. My sympathy to daughtet Debbie.
Debbie Heffernan
Sharon Riffey Nalker
Feb 28, 2019
I loved Dorothy Jones. I still expected to see her any time I worked. What a good person and great nurse. Condolences to Debbie and family, I know Debbie and Dorothy were the best of friends , not just mother and daughter.
Williams Family
Feb 27, 2019
My heart goes out to your family during this difficult time. May Jehovah's promises comfort you. Isaiah 41:10; Revelation 21:3-5.
Linda Coffey Kelly
Feb 27, 2019
I worked under her at the hospital for many years. Loved seeing her at Walmart. I will miss her. Rest in peace dear lady
mark and Bonnie Jones
Feb 26, 2019
Dorothy was a very special lady to our family. Her love of God and her humor was indeed beautiful. She and our mom(June Jones) were the best of buddies. Peace, Mark and Bonnie Jones