Elizabeth Helen Leland Jones
Elizabeth Helen Leland Jones
  • August 29, 1921 - July 14, 2017
  • Apopka, Florida

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Elizabeth “Bette” H. Leland Jones of Apopka, FL formerly of Glen Ellyn/St. Charles, IL and Carefree, AZ, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Jones, 95, was born August 29, 1921 in Gary, IN. She attended Emerson High School where she graduated cum laude in 1939 and then went on Northwestern University/Kellogg School of Business in 1943 where she graduated with honors. She married Allan M. Jones, Jr. in 1947. Bette was a ground agent & flight attendant for United Airlines and was a real estate broker for many years in IL, AZ & FL. She was an active member in many civic and social groups and was a world traveler.

Bette was preceded in death by her parents; Henry F. and Helen E. Leland; her husband, Allan M. Jones, Jr. and her daughter Constance E. Jones Volk. She is survived by her sons; Allan Marshall Jones III of Kettering, Ohio, and Scott Leland Jones of Dayton, Ohio; her daughter Barbara (Darrel) Brostrom of Longwood, Florida; and her 5 grandchildren; Tracy Ann Jones, Travis Scott Jones, Cydney Grace Jones, Andrew Marshall Brostrom and Michael Avrom Volk.

Graveside services will take place 10 AM, July 28, 2017 at Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook, IL.