|Birth: ||Dec. 23, 1914|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2012|
Mary M. (Kelly) Jones of David City, died Sunday March 25, 2012 at the Butler County Health Care Center. Mary was born in Surprise, NE on December 23, 1914 to Hugh and Julia (Ficke) Kelly.
Mary attended District 47 country school near Ulysses, graduated from Ulysses High School and went on to Midland Lutheran College in Fremont for normal training. She married Lester Jones on May 17, 1939 at Immaculate Conception Church in Ulysses, NE and four children were born to this union.
Mary taught at District 14 country school in Seward County, District 41 country school in Butler County and Hilltop Country School. Other work included Dale Electronics and David City Bank. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, the PCCW, Seminarian Club, St. Joseph's Villa Quilters, Superintendent of Needlework Department at County Fair, and Treasurer of West Olive School District.
Mary enjoyed quilting, baking, praying the rosary, crossword puzzles, sudoko, facebook, email, and reading, but her most treasured time was spending quality time with her family.
Survivors are: Daughter: Carol (Patrick) Meysenburg of David City, Son: George Jones of Omaha, Grandchildren: Chad (Cherie) Meysenburg of David City, Andrea (Doug Jr.) Russell of Fullerton, Lee (Andrea) Meysenburg of David City, Alyssa (Samuel) Prunty of Bellevue and Ariana Meysenburg of David City Great-Grandchildren: Kristin, Mariah, Cassidy, Heidi, Joseph Meysenburg, Claire, Conner, and baby girl (April 2012) Russell, Carter, Maxton, and Ellie Mae Meysenburg, Roxie and Irelyn Prunty. Special Family: Colin, Janet, Lydia Wilke and grandson Stuart Wilke of Kearney
Mary was preceded in death by: parents, husband, Lester Jones in 1990, sons, William and Russell Jones, sister: Lucille Kelly, brothers: Leo, John, James Kelly, and Daughter-in-law: Margaret (Peg) Jones.
Burial was in the St. Mary's Cemetery, David City, NE.
Published in Kearney Hub on March 27, 2012
Hugh J Kelly (1877 - 1962)
Julia Kelly (1877 - 1963)
Lester E. Jones (1908 - 1990)
William Eugene Jones (1940 - 1963)*
Russell Jerome Jones (1945 - 1966)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: CPR
Record added: Mar 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87373558
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