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Obituary: Phyllis May Christensen Jones

5/18/1905 ~ 3/26/2003

Phyllis May Christensen Jones, 97, passed away March 26, 2003, in Provo, Utah.

Phyllis was born May 18, 1905, in Fairview, Utah, the daughter of George Franklin Christensen and Hulda Charlotte Sanderson.

In 1926, she received a teaching certificate from Brigham Young University, then taught elementary school in Indianola until her marriage to Naylor Lionel Jones on May 23, 1928.

Naylor died in 1965.

Phyllis loved music, crocheting, quilting, reading, Jeopardy, and two days before she died, she was still doing crossword puzzles with a pen.

She valued her membership in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and her membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served faithfully in Primary and Relief Society.

She is survived by her children: Norma (Ed) Melzer, Salem; Nadine (Markel) Caldwell, Provo; and Charlotte Jensen of Salt Lake; 16 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Many thanks to the staff at Cove Point for their loving care.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 29, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. in the Grandview 5th Ward LDS Chapel, 1555 North 1350 West, Provo.

Friends may call at the chapel from 9:30-10:45 prior to services.

Interment, Fairview City Cemetery.

Services under the direction of Berg Mortuary of Provo.