December 20, 1921 - June 4, 2018
Mrs. Velda Alice Jones, age 96, of Conyers, Georgia died Monday, June 4, 2018. Velda was born in the township of Warren, city of Berlin, Wisconsin, on December 20, 1921. The daughter of Edward and Ella Tews Schroeder. She attended Berlin High School and graduated in 1939. Velda managed the A&P Store in Port Washington, Wisconsin, during World War II. On January 23, 1946, she was united in marriage to Ivan Jones of Crandon, Wisconsin. From 1949 until 1967, Velda traveled the world with her military husband and three children, Allan, Sandy and David. After military retirement, Velda and her family moved to Waupon, Wisconsin, and then Orlando, Florida. She worked at the McCoy Air Force Base and Naval Air Station. She eventually moved to Conyers, Georgia. Velda volunteered at the Rockdale Medical Center for over 20 years, where she was the first recipient of the Rockdale Hospital Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year. She is survived by two sons; Allan Edward Jones of Conyers, Georgia, and David John (Penny) Jones, of Gainesville, Florida, and one daughter, Sandra Lee Jones of Conyers, Georgia; one grandson, Allan Cooper (Tiffany) Jones of Waco, Texas; one great-grandson, Jackson Allan Jones; and two great granddaughters, Annabelle Cooper Jones and Sandra Jane Jones. She is proceeded in death by her parents, her husband Ivan Jones (November 11, 1990) and her sisters Pearl Beane and Mildred Schram. Family will receive friends at Epiphany Lutheran Church from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, June 8th, with a memorial service immediately following. (2375 Georgia Hwy. 20 Southeast, Conyers, GA 30013). Burial will be held at a later date in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Orlando, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Piedmont-Rockdale Hospital Auxiliary Authority or Epiphany Lutheran Church. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.
Mrs. Velda Alice Jones, age 96, of Conyers, Georgia died Monday, June 4, 2018. Velda was born in the township of Warren, city of Berlin, Wisconsin, on December 20, 1921. The daughter of Edward and Ella Tews Schroeder. She attended Berlin... View Obituary & Service Information
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