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Nellie M. Leimkuehler Jones
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1917
Rosbys Rock
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2009
Salisbury
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

From the
Plain Dealer
Cleveland, Ohio
(Cuyahoga County)
Wednesday, November 4, 2009

NELLIE M. JONES, 92, beloved mother of Cheryl E. Jones, of Hillsdale, NY, and Jerry E. Jones, of Chardon, OH, died peacefully at Noble Horizons, in Salisbury, CT, on November 1, 2009, with her devoted daughter at her side. Born on September 9, 1917, in Rosby's Rock, WV, where her parents were visiting her grandmother, she was raised in Cleveland, OH and spent most of her adult life in the Willoughby-Eastlake area of Cleveland. The oldest of ten children from Henry and Etta Mae Leimkuehler, Mrs. Jones served as "nonny" to all of her siblings, when her mother died an untimely death, at age 42. Mostly self-taught, she excelled in domestic arts, making herself an expert seamstress, baker, cook, gardener, and mother. Mrs. Jones was blessed with a lovely alto voice and a natural talent for music. She loved popular American songbook jazz and could charm most people with long forgotten lyrics to some funny jazz tune. A natural teacher, she shared her talents generously, without judgement and was loved dearly, by all who knew her. In addition to her children, she is survived by her sister, Ethel; brother, Howard; two grandchildren, Paul Jones and Stefanie Parker, of Columbus, OH and one great-granddaughter, Morgan Parker, also of Columbus. Her cherished husband, Edmund Gordon Jones, who was employed by the Cleveland Public Library, died in 1974. 
 
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  Edmond G. Jones (1914 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Whitehaven Memorial Park
Mayfield Heights
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: Nov 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119676904
Nellie M. <i>Leimkuehler</i> Jones
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