Elizabeth A. "Betty" Jones

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Betty Jones

Sept. 20, 1931 - Jan. 27, 2015

OBERLIN, Kan. -- Betty Jones, 83, died Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2015), at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin.

She was born Sept. 20, 1931, in Herndon, Kansas, to Edward and Elizabeth (Leitner) Portschi. She grew up on a farm south of Herndon.

She graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1949.

She married Dwayne Jones on June 17, 1956, in Herndon.

She was member of United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star, P. E. O., and Red Hatters.

She was preceded in death by husband, Dwayne Jones; parents, Edward and Elizabeth (Leitner) Portschi; and brother, Eldon Portschi.

Survivors include children, Todd Jones of Topeka, Tonya and husband, Eugene Tally of Oberlin and Tina Jones of Phoenix, Arizona; sister, Anita and husband, Gene Bertrand of Oakley; sister-in-law, Shirley and husband, Don Carlisle of Dewey, Arizona; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services are Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, 2 p.m. at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin with the Rev. Kevin Burkhardt officiating. Interment is at the Oberlin Cemetery.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m until time of service.

Memorials may be given in her name to Good Samaritan Society-Decatur County and Oberlin Library. Online condolences may be shared at www.paulsfh.com.

Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.