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August 6, 2013

Delma M. Jones, 98

Methuen — Delma M. Crawford Jones, 98, of Methuen, died on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at The Berkeley Nursing Center, Lawrence. Mrs. Jones was born, raised and educated in Methuen, and lived in Methuen all of her life. Delma was employed by The former Rutters Laundry of Lawrence, and in more recent years before retirement, she worked as a teachers' aide at The Marsh School in Methuen. She also served as a crossing guard for Methuen Schools. Delma was also a longtime member of Forest Street Union Church, Methuen.

The widow of Bertram S. Crawford Jr. and John Paul Jones, her family members include her son, Bertram F. Crawford of Anaheim, Calif., and her granddaughter, Jennifer and her husband, Ruben Soto also of Anaheim. She leaves her great grandson, A.J.; as well as several nieces and nephews; and her many friends at The Berkeley Retirement Center.

ARRANGEMENTS: Friends may visit on Thursday, August 8, from 10 to 11 a.m., at The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Memorial contributions may be made to The Forest Street Union Church, Forest St., Methuen, MA. 01844. To send a condolence, please visit, www.dewhirstfuneral.com, or www.facebook.com/ CharlesDewhirstFuneralHome.