Wilma R. Jones


GILBOA - Wilma R. Jones, age 92, a lifelong resident of Gilboa, passed away on Sunday Jan. 6, 2019 at Cobleskill.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1926 in Gilboa. Wilma graduated from Gilboa-Conesville Central School and Albany Business College.
She married Albert Jones Sr. on June 29, 1946. Albert died on August 13, 2007. Wilma was employed at the Gilboa-Conesville Central School for 30 years as school treasurer.
She will be greatly missed. She was very active in the Gilboa community, being a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Gilboa United Methodust Church, treasurer of Gilboa Historical Society, president of the Gilboa Senior Citzens Club and past member of the Stamford Golf Club. Wilma was a Republican party Committee member in Schoharie County.
She is survived by her three children and their spouses Albert Jr. (Ann) Jones, Cinda (Monte) Stryker, Jeffrey (Laurie) Jones; grandchildren Timothy and James Jones, Joyette and Jason Stryker, Amanda and Jessica Jones; great-grandchildren Kevin, McKenzie, Noah Jones, Kira and Alana Schneider, Jacob and Nolan Stryker; and by nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert and grandson Jeffrey.
Donations in memory of Wilma may be made to the Grand Gorge Rescue Squad, Gilboa Methodist Church or charity of your choice.
Calling hours will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.
A celebration of Wilma's life will be held at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at the Gilboa Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dottie Morris officiating. Committal prayers will be held at Fairview cemetery, Grand Gorge. Following the services there will be a gathering for family and friends at the Grand Gorge Firehouse.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury, New York.
Published on January 9, 2019
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