Mary P. K. Jones
Mary P. K. Jones
  • April 30, 1928 - September 20, 2017
  • Annapolis, Maryland

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Mary P. K. Jones, age 89 of Annapolis died of Congestive Heart Failure at her home on September 20, 2017.

Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Frank Dallas Klever and Martha Loraine Klever. She was born in Hannibal, Missouri, 1928. After starting school in a one-room schoolhouse where her mother had taught for many years, she graduated from High School, 1945, and obtained a position at the Bureau of Naval Personnel in Arlington, Virginia.

In 1955 she married Earl K. Jones who died in 1990. Prior to his death, having built a house in Annapolis, she moved with her family from Arlington in 1959. After a 14 year break in service, Mrs. Jones began employment at the U.S. Naval Academy from where she retired in 1988. She received the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award upon retirement.

She was an active member of the Eastport United Methodist Church and for many years was a visitor and route coordinator for Meals on Wheels. Her interest also included reading; calling the public library her "second home". Also, she enjoyed her cat "Angel" and many cat pets who preceded Angel throughout her lifetime. She regularly worked crossword puzzles and enjoyed traveling.

Surviving are her children, Ruth E. Gibbons (Robert) and Dallas Jones (Brenda) of Annapolis, four grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. One other great grandchild, Lyndsay Valentine, is now deceased. She is preceded in death by her sister, Frances Haines. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews

Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM on Monday at John M. Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis MD 21401. Funeral Services will be held at Eastport United Methodist Church, 926 Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland on 26 September at 10AM. Burial will be in Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal, Missouri.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eastport UMC (MD) or Hydesburg UMC (MO). Contributions made to Hydesburg UMC will be used for upkeep of the carillon, previously contributed by the family in memory of Mrs. Jones parents.