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Margaret Louise Jones

Margaret Louise Jones, 94, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Otterbein North Shore Life Style Community, Lakeside.

She was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 22, 1918, to the late Chester and Gertrude Rotroff Cooper.

On June 23, 1940, she married Joe Edward Jones in Amherst and he preceded her in death Feb. 20, 1994. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Ralph Cooper; and five sisters, Ruth Tanger, Juanita Detrick, Jane Stevenson, Carolyn Neer and Shirley Yoder.

Survivors include her children, Bill (Myra) Jones of Port Clinton, Gary (Judy) Jones of Little Orange Lake, Fla., and Linda Doll of Louisville, Ky.; four grandchildren, Kent, Kevin, Brad and Debbie; and seven great-grandchildren.

Margaret taught Sunday School at the First Church of God, Bellefontaine, and assisted her husband as treasurer for the Bellefontaine City Schools.

Pastor Ron Irick officiates a funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is two hours prior. Burial is in the Zanesfield Cemetery.

Family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave., Bellefontaine 43311.

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