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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

1968 - I to K

   Jones, Viola 

Jones, Viola, dau. of Henry and Fannie (Helmuth) Schlabach, was born May 4, 1944, at Hartville, Ohio. Died Jan. 5, 1968, shortly after being involved in a bus and car accident. Age 23 y., 8 m., and 1 d.
Viola accepted Christ in her youth and was baptized Sept. 3, 1961, and became a member of the Pilgrim Fellowship Church, Cochranton, Pa, where she remained faithful until death.
On Oct. 1, 1966, she was united in marriage to R. Scott Jones, living in matrimony 1 y., and 3 m. She is survived by her husband and daughter Laurie Ann.
Also surviving are her parents, 7 brothers and 3 sisters (Victor; Eli; and Oscar, all of Cochranton; Robert in Germany; Wyman, Mt. Vernon, O.; Henry Jr. and Roy, Sandy Lake, Pa.; Catherine - wife of John N. Miller, Greenville, Pa.; Freda - wife of Leroy W. Yoder, Hartville; Mary, Sandy Lake).
She was preceded in death by a sister who died in infancy.
Funeral services were held at the Maple Grove Church, Jan. 8, 1968, by Enos Schrock and Harry Yoder, Aroda, Va., and David A. Miller, Thomas, Oklahoma. Burial was in the church cemetery.

From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, February 1, 1968, p. 49
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

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