Lora A. Jones

Lora A. JonesLora A. Jones, 82, of Phoenix, NY, passed away on
Monday July 7, 2014 after a long illness. Born on
Nov. 3, 1931 to her late parents, Ruth Erma
(Ingraham) and Leeman Justice Cady in Preston,
NY. Lora was a graduate of Oxford Academy &
Central School, class of 1950.
Lora was very involved in the Phoenix community.
A member of Century Club; G .P. I. A.; served as
a trustee on the Phoenix Library Board; North
Country Library Assoc.; Phoenix Central School
Board member for 10 years, with a 2 year post as
president; Masonic Lodge achievement award;
Post Card Club of Oswego County; Schroeppel
Historical Society; Town of Webb Historical Society;
Nursery School Board member; and a former deaconess.
Predeceased by brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her loving husband of 62 years,
Derwin L. Jones; five daughters and their husbands,
Loraine and Don Ridall of Dewitt, Nena and Harry
Nash of Syracuse, Debora Jones and her husband
Charles Wardhaugh of Volney, Linda and Peter
Palmer of Baldwinsville, and Loralee and Roy Skinner
of Blossvale; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild;
one sister, Doris Potter of Oxford, NY; many nieces,
nephews, cousins.
Calling hours on Friday July 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY. Services are on Saturday July 12, at
11 a.m. in Pennellville United Methodist Church, 389
Co. Rt. 54, Pennellville, NY with Rev. Dr. Russell
Hall and the presiding pastor Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating.
Burial will occur at approximately 3:30 p.m. in Riverview
Cemetery, Co. Rd. 32, Oxford, NY 13830, and will be
conducted by the Behe Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford.
Contributions in Lora’s memory to: the Phoenix
Public Library, 34 Elm St., Phoenix, NY 13135

2 thoughts on “Lora A. Jones

  1. DOC AND DAUGHTERS AND FAMILIES,
    I CAN’T BEGIN TO TELL YOU HOW SAD I FEEL WITH THE PASSING OF LORA..SHE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON AND SO GIVING..I ENJOYED BELONGING TO DIFFERENT ORGANIZATIONS WITH HER..SHE ALSO TAUGHT ME HOW TO PLAY BRIDGE..
    SHE WILL BE SADLY MISSED BUT TAKE COMFORT SHE WILL ENJOY ETERNAL PEACE AND HAPPINESS WITH THE LORD..
    PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THERE IS ANYTHING I CAN DO FOR YOU.
    MANY PRAYERS AND MUCH LOVE
    ANN ZAHN

  2. To the Jones Family — We send our sincere condolences on the passing of Mrs. Jones. She is one of the “Phoenix Ladies” we have both looked up to for all of our lives. She contributed so much to the Phoenix Community and touched many. We know she will be missed and thought of frequently. Our prayers are with all of you.
    Rick and Cathy (Gunsalus) Chiovaro and Family

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