April 14, 1926 - June 16, 2015
Clara S. Jones, 89, of Belle Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. A daughter of the late William and Clara Springer Jones, she was born in Monessen on April 14, 1926. Clara was a life long resident of Belle Vernon. She was an active elder at First Presbyterian Church in Belle Vernon where she also served as choir director, President of Presbyterian Woman’s District, Director of the Hand Bells Choir, President of the Auxiliary of Redstone Highlands, and member of the Sweet Adelines. Clara was one of 34 women selected by the national organization of Presbyterian Women in the Presbyterian Church (USA) to participate in a month-long “Global Exchange” to Central and Eastern Europe. After traveling to Eastern Europe as a representative, Clara wrote her impressions and made presentations to various organizations within, and outside of, the church. She retired in 1986 from Union National Bank in Pittsburgh where she was Assistant Vice President in Retail Banking.. Survivors include three nieces, Karen (Mahatha) Oliver of Waldorf, Maryland, Melanie (George) Owen of Gambrills, Maryland, and Kathleen (Steven) Walsh of Stuart, Florida; and several great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Samuel Jones in 1978, William Jones in 2010, and George Jones in 2014. The Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-5300 www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com will be handling the arrangements. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. in First Presbyterian Church, Belle Vernon with Rev. Suzanne Currie officiating. Interment will be in Belle Vernon Cemetery.
Clara S. Jones, 89, of Belle Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. A daughter of the late William and Clara Springer Jones, she was born in Monessen on April 14, 1926. Clara was a life long resident of Belle Vernon. She was an active... View Obituary & Service Information
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