Jean Elizabeth (nee Foyer) Jones, 83, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Elk Grove Village, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
She was born May 23, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., to Elizabeth (nee Grigsby) Foyer and Harold S. Foyer.
Jean was a devoted follower of her Lord Jesus Christ. She loved going to church; remained involved with her college sorority, Pi Beta Phi, throughout her life; and volunteered her time many ways, including knitting blankets for newborns.
Jean is survived by her husband of 55 years, Ronald F. Jones; daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Ron) Thiessen of Missoula, Mont.; son, Fredrick P. (Kathy) Jones of Louisville, Ky.; brother, John (Ann) Foyer of Indianapolis, Ind.; and grandchildren, Zachary and Julianne Thiessen.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for the Building Fund at First Alliance Church.
Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte.