Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Gwendolyn Jane Jones Obituary

Gwendolyn Jane “Gwen” Jones
Died Dec. 23, 2003

NEW CUMBERLAND – Gwendolyn Jane “Gwen” Jones, 72, of Third Ave. passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at her residence.
She was born May 11, 1931, in New Cumberland, a daughter, of the late Kenneth and Anna May Gibson Wern. She was also preceded in death by her husband John Paul Jones Sr.; one sister Shirley Wern and a grandson.
Gwen was a lifetime member of the new Cumberland First Presbyterian Church, where she was choir director and very active in the church for years.
She also was a member of the New Cumberland Womans Club, GFWC Past President and member; Brickyard Bend Festival Queen and a present Council member and former Mayor of the City of New Cumberland and a homemaker.
She is survived by a son, John Paul Jones Fr. And his wife, Barb of New Cumberland; three daughters, Paula Mieczkowski of New Cumberland, Rhonda Chivers and her husband, Chuck of Wellsburg, W.Va., and Sheila Robinson of New Cumberland; a brother, Robert M. Wern and his wife Liz of Bryantown, Md.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a niece, Kara Higdon and her husband, Trey of Waldorf, Md.’; and a nephew, Kenneth Wern of Bryantown, Md.
Friends will be received at the Turley Funeral Home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held at the New Cumberland Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Frank Lewis officiating, where burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the church.

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