BROWNVILLE - Myrtle J. Jones, 88, wife of the late Webber B. Jones, passed away June 16, 2015, at Hibbard Nursing Home, Dover-Foxcroft. She was born May 26, 1927, in Bonifay, FL, the daughter of Thomas R. and Annie Mae (Sanders) Keith.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Mrs. Jones was a member of the Brownville Jct. United Methodist Church, the Bernard Jones American Legion Post No. 92 in Brownville Jct., and Aldworth Chapter No. 39 OES of Milo.
She is survived by a son, Bernard C. Jones and wife, Patricia, of California; 4 daughters, Patricia A. Sanders and partner, Ed Singer, of Connecticut, Rosemary Guerette and husband, Ronald, of Connecticut, Carolyn "Vassie" Jones of Brownville, and Donna M. Jones and partner, John Maynard, of Williamsburg; 13 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, Ray Keith and Thomas Keith; and a granddaughter, Sandra Jones.
Myrtle was well-known for her "southern hospitality", her cooking and especially her pies.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted 1pm Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the family lot in Pinetree Cemetery, Brownville Jct., with Pastor Phil McGlauflin officiating. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to either Cancer Care of Maine, Lafayette Center, 33 Whiting Road, Brewer, ME 04412, or to Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, 170 Rt 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.
Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Milo. Condolences may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.