HAVERHILL — Alma H. Jones, 89, of Haverhill and formerly of Groveland, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital.
She was born in Valley View, Pa., the daughter of the late Jacob and Sophia (Mattern) Herner. Alma was a long standing and active member of the Groveland Congregational Church and was active in the Bethany Homes Community.
She was predeceased in 1961 by her husband, Daniel James Jones; and in 2010 by her special companion, Richard Lay. She is survived by her children, Ann L. Jones and her husband Harry B. Perkins of Groveland, Daniel B. Jones and his wife Linda E. Jones of Milwaukee, and Rebecca M. Jones of Merrimac; grandchildren, Jennifer A. Legacy, Jessica F. Munro, Megan E. Jones, Poppy and Corey Arakelian; and great-grandchildren, Hannah Legacy, Camden Legacy and Alexandra Crow and extended family in Pennsylvania.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the Groveland Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Bethany, 10 Phoenix Row, Haverhill, MA 01832. To leave online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.