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Dorothy Frances Jones

February 18, 1930 - February 14, 2014
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Dorothy Frances Benson Jones, 83, passed away on February 14, 2014. She was born on February 18, 1930 in Michigan, North Dakota. On April 29, 1950 she married the love of her life, Earl Jennings Jones, at Scott Field AFB in Illinois. Jonesy retired on January 31, 1994, on his 65th birthday, and they moved to Midland to be near family. Jonesy died on May 17, 2001. After suffering from a heart attack in 2009, she moved to Saddleridge Lodge. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Jennings Jones. Dorothy is survived by four daughters, one son, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson: Susan Jones Cultreri and Jasha, and their...
Dorothy Frances Benson Jones, 83, passed away on February 14, 2014. She was born on February 18, 1930 in Michigan, North Dakota. On April 29, 1950 she married the love of her life, Earl Jennings Jones, at Scott Field AFB in Illinois. Jonesy retired on January 31, 1994, on his 65th birthday, and they moved to Midland to be near family. Jonesy died on May 17, 2001. After suffering from a heart attack in 2009, she moved to Saddleridge Lodge.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Jennings Jones.

Dorothy is survived by four daughters, one son, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson: Susan Jones Cultreri and Jasha, and their children Katherine Marie Cultreri, John Casey Cultreri and fiancé Stephanie Ann Brown of Midland, TX; Constance Ann Buenafe and Ernest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and their children Michele Buenafe and Alexis James Gilman, Anson Javier Gilman of McLean, Virginia, Kevin Christopher Buenafe of Santa Fe, New Mexico; Jeanne Marie Morales and cousin Patricia Morales of Midland, TX, and granddaughter Jessamyn Currie Morales of Dallas, TX; Laurie Teresa Racca and Roman of Elk Grove, CA; son, Leland Jennings Jones and Joyce, and their son Matthew Earl Jennings Jones of Fresno, CA; brother, Patrick Leland Benson and Judy of Salt Lake City, UT; Paula Gutierrez and her daughter Hannah Gutierrez, Susan's godchild, of Midland, TX; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, friends, neighbors, and a dog named Ringo.

Her family would like to thank everyone who loved and cared for her at Saddleridge Lodge of Midland where she lived for the last five years. We are also grateful for the help and assistance given by Hospice of Midland.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the following organizations, Walking Track at Emeritus at Saddleridge Lodge, 1808 West 250 North, Midland, Texas 79705, (432) 687-0460; Alzheimer's Association, 4400 North Big Spring Street, C-32, Midland, Texas 79705, (432) 570-9191; Lone Star Sanctuary, 4200 North Fairground Road, Midland, Texas 79705, (432) 683-7387, www.lonestarsanctuary.org

Arrangements for cremation are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com.

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