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Obituary: JONES, ELAINE

Elaine McDonald Jones1933 ~ 2013Elaine Lois McDonald Jones, 80, our wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma, passed away June 23, 2013, in West Jordan, Utah, surrounded by her husband and children, moving to a new and beautiful place free of the pain and physical restriction. She was born March 16, 1933 in Provo, Utah, to Lois and Andrew McDonald, and married the love of her life, B. Lee Jones, on January 16, 1953. Together, they created a beautiful and ever-blossoming family tree, and their greatest love was spending time together with their family. She was a talented cook and candy maker; a flourishing painter; enjoyed golfing and traveling with her husband; adored camping, game-playing, and kite-flying with her children and grandchildren; and had a passionate, lifelong pursuit of knowledge, which she generously shared. A member of the LDS church, she enjoyed teaching in a variety of callings throughout her life, and also worked as a membership and records clerk for the the Church until her retirement in 1997. She is survived by her husband, B. Lee; children Suzanne Moss (Michael); Douglas (Toni); Donald (Carol); Larry (Deanne); Lori Warnick (Lee); Wendy Barbosa (Albert); 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Bob McDonald; Gerry McDonald (Janie); Dean McDonald (Janet); and Linda Andrus (Alec). She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Lois McDonald, and her brother, Richard McDonald.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Westland 2nd Ward, 7171 S. 2700 W, in West Jordan, where viewings will be held Wednesday 7-8 p.m. and Thursday 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Payson City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Primary Children's Medical Center in her name. Online condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com