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 Vernal Gibson Jones

Vernal Gibson Jones

Death 19 Feb 1997 (aged 94)
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot V_401_10
Memorial ID 151772 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
February 22, 1997
page A9

Vernal Gibson Jones, loving husband, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 19, 1997.

Born October 20, 1902 to Thomas Henry and Jane Gibson Jones in Salt Lake City. Married Leah Schoenfeld, April 26, 1928 in the Salt Lake Temple.

He worked as a manager of Safeway Stores in Cedar City, Mount Pleasant and Salt Lake City. He also worked many years at Engh Floral. He had a beautiful yard and enjoyed working in it when ever possible. He loved to work with his hands and made many things for people in his basement work shop. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Survived by brothers, Ray G. Jones, Denver, Colo.; Frank G. Jones (Jewel), Spokane, Wash.; sisters, Carissa Jones Hill (Vernon); Blanche Jones Thomas (Lowell); sisters-in-law, Donna Jones and Wanda Anderson; many nieces, nephews and friends who loved him dearly.

He loved children and all the neighborhood children came daily for a treat of some kind.

Graveside services will be held Monday, February 24, 1997 at 12:30 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1342 East 500 South. Friends and family may call from 11-12 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, prior to the graveside services.

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  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 151772
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vernal Gibson Jones (20 Oct 1902–19 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 151772, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .