Betty Tompkins  Jones
ONEONTA - Betty T. Jones, 93, passed away into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Oneonta.
She was born on April 30, 1926, in Albany, the daughter of Sherwill Sheffield and Helen (Mann) Tompkins.
She graduated from Roxbury Central School in 1943.
Betty lived in Grand Gorge for many years.
She attended Childs' Hospital School for Practical Nurses in Albany, where she graduated in 1950. She worked at hospitals in Albany, Stamford and Margaretville. She also was a school nurse at Grand Gorge Central School.
Betty married Ira R. Jones on July 31, 1954, in Oneonta. Ira died Nov. 15, 2000.
She is survived by her son, Jeffrey R. Jones, Oneonta; daughter and son-in-law, Janine and James B. Lane, Grand Gorge; and grandchildren, Cody and Amanda.
Graveside funeral services in Fairview Cemetery in Grand Gorge will be at a date to be announced in the spring.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.
Published on January 27, 2020


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