Elaine Ella Mae Jones
January 24, 1933 – October 10, 2017
Elaine Jones, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother (Nanny), and great-grandmother passed to be with God on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at her home in Agassiz, BC at the age of 84 years.
She was born on January 24, 1933 in Kennedy Saskatchewan. The youngest of ten, she is reunited with her husband Eldon, her mother and father, five sisters and four brothers.
Elaine is survived by son Rick (Doreen); daughter Dori (Ian); and daughter Lori (Rob).
Also survived by her doting grandchildren Eldon (Serena); Ryan (Megan); Nathan (Caitlin); Chris; Tyler; Patrick; Kevin (Kiera); Shannon (Alex) and five great-grandchildren.
Elaine spent some of her favourite years as a teacher in a one room school house on the prairies. While teaching she met her husband of 53 years. Always a prairie girl at heart, she moved to Agassiz, BC in 1973 seeking a better climate. Soon after her arrival Elaine became the driving force behind the success of Mount Cheam Plumbing and Heating.
Elaine was dedicated to service in the Agassiz United Church for 44 years including tenure as an Elder and taking the lead role in organizing the Shoe Box Ministry.
Over her life, Elaine persevered dealing with numerous health issues. Even though often challenging, she enjoyed many hobbies including bridge, floor curling, book club, exercise club, fishing and RVing.
Above all Elaine valued time with her family. Her favourite role was being Nanny to all.
There will be a Celebration of Elaine’s life at Agassiz United Church at 1:00 pm on Thursday October 19th.
Coffee and snacks will follow in the Church hall.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Agassiz United Church Women or the Agassiz United Church.
Interment will be at a later date in Kennedy, Saskatchewan.