In Memory of Ann (Sheern) Jones
born January 14, 1947 – died August 17, 2012
Ann Ellen Jones, 65, of rural Reserve, was born Jan. 14, 1947, in Lawrence, to Ralph and Martha Neal Sheern. She passed away Aug. 17, 2012, with her family by her side. Ann married Tom Jones, Aug. 31, 1968, in her hometown of Garnett, at Holy Angels Church.
Ann graduated from Garnett High School in 1965, and attended Emporia State University. She later worked to receive her BA from Benedictine College in Atchison, while being a full time mother of three. Ann finalized her education at the University of Kansas and earned her master's degree in social work in 1990, and held licenses in both Kansas and Nebraska (LMSW).
Ann's career included being a hospice social worker, home health social worker, and for the past 14 years, was a mental health therapist/counselor at Blue Valley Behavioral Health at Falls City, Neb.
Ann enjoyed reading, gardening, writing, drawing, and being a mother/grandmother. She was a member of the Bethany United Church of Christ in Hiawatha and the Saturday Club of Hiawatha.
Ann is survived by her husband Tom Jones of the home; three daughters: Stephanie Tuschhoff, Angela Jones and Lori Schultz; two sons-in-law: Michael Schultz, Jeff Tuschhoff; five grandchildren: Mercedies, Emma, Beth, Andrew, and Samantha. Also surviving are two sisters: Nancy Reeve, Terry Singer and a brother Doug Sheern.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Chris Sheern.
Graveside funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Cornelison Cemetery, east of Reserve. The service will be conducted by Pastor Shane Spangler of the Bethany United Church of Christ of Hiawatha.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers to please send memorial contributions to Morrill Free Public Library (Hiawatha), Bethany United Church of Christ (Hiawatha) or NEK Hospice (Hiawatha), and may be sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S. Seventh St., Hiawatha 66434.
High School Activities:
Freshman: Pep Club, FHA, Glee Club, Music Contest, Honor Roll, Alternate Cheerleader
Sophomore: Pep Club, FHA, Glee Club, Music Contest, Honor Roll, Y-Teens
Junior: Pep Club Historian, FHA, Glee Club, Music Contest, Honor Roll, Junior Play, Y-Teens
Senior: Pep Club, FHA, Glee Club, Music Contest, Honor Roll, Yearbook Editor, Y-Teens
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