Obituaries » Verona D. Jones (Graham)
October 14, 1918 - April 20, 2007
Verona D. Jones, 88, of Sweet Home, died Friday April 20, 2007 at her home. She was born in Chehalis, WA, the daughter of an Arizona Ranger, William P. and Kathryn (Atcheson) Graham.
Verona was the fourth of five children. She graduated from Umpine High School in the day and age that one had to ride horses to and from school. She married Beverly Bayne Jones, and raised four children. Their marriage later ended in divorce. Verona lived most of her life in Milton-Freewater. She spent her last three years living in Sweet Home under the care of her daughter.
She loved to garden and enjoyed flowers. She loved the outdoors walking a mile and a half each day. Verona loved her grandchildren and saved articles and memorabilia about them.
Verona is survived by son, Kipley Jones of Milton-Freewater; daughter, Shari Presley of Sweet Home; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Dick Jones; daughter, Sunetta Messinger; two brothers and two sisters.
No Services are planned at this date. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.