Obit: Jones, Lydia
(1892 - 1989)
----Sources: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 05/02/1989
Jones, Lydia (17 SEP 1892 - 1 MAY 1989)
COLBY, Clark Co., Wis. - Lydia Jones, 96, died Monday evening at Colonial House Living Center, Colby.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, Colby, with Rev. Kenneth Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Colby Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m., Wednesday at Rux Funeral Home, Colby.
She was born Sept. 17, 1892, in the town of Colby. She attended Colby rural elementary schools and graduated from Colby, Wis. High School. She also attended Normal School, Stevens Point, for one year.
She taught school in Colby and Westby for several years. She then taught at the Stevens Point Vocational School for 25 years. She spent 44 years teaching school, retiring in 1954. She became a resident of the Living Center in 1979.
She was a member of Colby United Methodist Church and Blue Sky Garden Club, Colby.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.
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