Tuesday, December 22, 2009

M. Christine Jones (December 22, 2009)

M. Christine Jones, 87, of Arcanum, died Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. Mrs. Jones was born in Cambridge, MA on March 20, 1922, the daughter of the late Hans and Margaret (MacKenzie) Knudsen. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Arcanum. Christine was a breast cancer survivor and a 20 year volunteer at Wayne Hospital. Mrs. Jones was a member of the Arcanum Garden Club, Arcanum Criterion Club, Faith UMC Women's Group, and the Arcanum Historical Society. Christine was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 59 years Dana C. Jones who died December 23, 2001. She is survived by children Rev. Dana C. Jones Jr. and wife Kathy of Sewickley, PA and Karen Shepard of Arcanum; grandchildren Kate Calone and husband David of Babylon, NY, Dana S. Jones and wife Terri of Mansfield, TX, Alison Coffman and husband Parker of Houston, TX, Rev Peter Jones and wife Annie Laurie of Lawrenceburg, KY, Melissa Johnston and husband Jon of Arcanum, and Stephanie Shepard of Arcanum; 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 28, 2009 at the Faith United Methodist Church, Arcanum with Rev Tom Hite officiating. The Family suggests memorial contributions to Arcanum Community Rescue Service, P.O. Box 177 Arcanum, OH 45304-0177 or Faith United Methodist Church, 101 E. South St., Arcanum, Ohio 45304.