Melva “Butch” <I>Bridges</I> Jones

Melva “Butch” Bridges Jones

Birth
Hubbard, Hardin County, Iowa, USA
Death 19 Apr 2002 (aged 65)
Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA
Burial Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 93497021 · View Source
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Daily Freeman Journal Mon. 22 Apr 2002

MELVA "BUTCH" JONES, 65, Webster City, died Friday, April 19, 2002 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster Funeral Home with Cindi O'Brien, ministry assistant, officiating. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery.

Melva A. Bridges, daughter of Frank and Erma Long Bridges, was born February 7, 1937 at Hubbard, Iowa. She received her education from the Hubbard Community Schools, graduating in 1955. On Nov 16, 1956, she married Lyle Zett Jones at the Little Brown Church at Nashua. The couple resided in Webster City. Butch was employed by Franklins Manufacturing (Electrolux), and was a bus driver for the Webster City Community Schools, where she enjoyed driving for the girls softball team. She also ran a detassling crew for many years. She earned her nursing degree from Iowa Central Community College in 1982 and worked for over 15 years in Home Health Care before retiring due to failing health. Mr. Jones died on Sept. 15, 1989.

She is survived by three sons, Turner Jones and friend Teresa of Story City, Terry & Leah Jones of Ames, Tony & Anna Jones of Webster City; grandchildren, Larissa & Eric Jones of Ames, Derrick Falon of Webster city; sisters, Donna Hand of Coffeevilloe, Kan., Rosetta Donnelson of Eagle Grove; aunt, Thelma Larkin of Parachute, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Jones was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church,


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  • Created by: Betty
  • Added: 12 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93497021
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melva “Butch” Bridges Jones (7 Feb 1937–19 Apr 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93497021, citing Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Betty (contributor 46527014) .