WETMORE - Inez Jones, age 86, of Knox Street in Wetmore, died late Thursday evening, April 1, 2010, at the Tendercare Health Center in Munising where she had been a resident the last 2 1/2 years. She was born on July 29, 1923, in White River, Ontario, to the late Frank and Ethel (Sygrave) Woods. Inez was raised in lower Michigan and attended school there. She married Raymond George Jones on July 14, 1945. Inez worked for Mount Clemens Pottery from 1942 to 1971. After her retirement, she and Ray moved to the U.P. Inez attended the Wesleyan Church and enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and baking - especially Christmas cookies. She and Raymond were married almost 63 years when he preceded her in death on June 26, 2008.
Inez is survived by her daughter, Ann Bresnan of Wetmore; grandsons Raymond (Nancy) Markus of Troy, Mich., and Rodney Bresnan of Milford, Conn.; granddaughter Shay Bresnan of Milford, Conn.; sisters Kathy Geiger of Port Orange, Fla., and Lucy "Susie" Woods of Mt. Clemens, Mich.; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond; grandson Robert Markus Jr.; and brother, Edward "Ted" Woods.
Visitation will be held at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m.
The Rev. Robert Tripp will conduct Inez's funeral service in the funeral home's chapel on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising.
Her obituary and guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.bowermanfuneralhome.net.