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Shirley Jones: 1927 — 2013 | Passages

April 20, 2013 · Updated 3:14 PM

Shirley Jones of San Juan Island passed away in Corvallis, Oregon on Saturday, March 30, 2013.

She was born in Tacoma in 1927 and moved full time to San Juan Island in 1992. She is survived by her husband, Howard K. Jones and two sons, Howard R. Jones (Kathy) and Rick Jones. She is also survived by three grandsons, Toby Jones (Emma), Jesse Jones (Lauren) and Seth Jones (Robin). She had an accounting and tax preparation business in Friday Harbor for many years and was well known to many islanders as well as clients and friends in the Tacoma area.

Shirley and her husband of 67 years enjoyed island life and also loved to travel having seen most of the U.S. and parts of the rest of the world.

Shirley will be missed by those she came in contact with in her 86 years.

At her request there will be no services. If desired, donations can be made to the charity of your choice or the Benton Hospice Service, 2350 NW Professional Dr., Corvallis, OR 97330.

Howard K. Jones currently resides at 145 NE Conifer Blvd, #37, Corvallis, OR 97330.

— Family of Shirley Jones


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