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Margaret Jones

d. January 7, 2011

Margaret Ann Jones

Of Milford, passed away Friday, January 7, 2011 at Milford Center. She was 95.

Margaret Ann was born on August 17, 1915 in Crumpton, Maryland, daughter of the late David A. and Laura Virginia Clements.

Mrs. Jones was employed with Boulevard Electric in Dover where she worked in sales and also helped with bookkeeping for 15 years retiring in 1985. For several years after retirement, she did the weekly payroll for Atlantic Concrete in Milford.

For 20 years, Margaret Ann and her husband Broddus enjoyed outings in their boat on the Chesapeake Bay. She also loved spending time with her Grandchildren.

She was a long time member of the Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford where she had been active with many church activities, the United Methodist Women and her church circle.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Broddus Ward Jones in 1990; four brothers; David A. Clements, Jr., Charles Clements, W. Bernard Clements and James B. Clements; two sisters; Katherine Williams and Ruth Lingo and her son-in-law, Karl A. Chen.

She is survived by a daughter, Virginia Chen of Middletown; a son and daughter-in-law, Skip and Cynthia Jones of Milford; a sister and brother-in-law, Ethel and Skip Mayhew of Bear; two sisters-in-law; Marjorie Clements of Swarthmore, PA and Kiran Clements of Dover; a brother-in-law, Raymond D. Lingo of Millsboro; five grandchildren; David Chen and his wife Gina, Christopher Chen and his wife Carrie, Michael Chen and his wife Kristen, Benjamin Jones and Jonathan Jones; seven great grandchildren; Zavier Chen, Kieran Schnell, Cierra Schnell, Matthew Chen, Elizabeth Chen, Masen Chen and Samantha Chen and many nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be held privately.

Margaret Ann's family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff's of Milford Center, The Heritage and Delaware Hospice for the special care and kindness she received while she was a resident.

The family has requested memorial contributions to Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church St, Milford, DE, 19963 or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE, 19963.


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