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Obituary for Bette M. Jones
Bette M. Jones, age 75, formerly of Apple Creek, died on Friday, November 15, 2013 at North Park Care Center in Brook Park, Ohio. A graveside ceremony will be held Saturday, December 07, 2013, 1:00 PM at the Foxfield Preserve, Wilmot, OH. Gresser Funeral Home in Orrville assisted the family with arrangements. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests that friends may make a donation to the Friends of Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster, OH 44691 in her memory. Bette was born in Garber, OK, on June 6, 1938,and graduated from Salem Community High School in Salem, IL and the University of Illinois. She obtained a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Akron and taught high school English, British Literature, and Spanish. In her adult life she lived in Champaign, IL, Anchorage, AK, Seville, OH, St James City, FL, and Apple Creek. Bette loved her family, nature, wildlife, animals, reading, and camping. She volunteered for CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife) in Sanibel, FL, supported Greyhound adoptions with an adoption of her own, enjoyed working in her yard and flower gardens, and adored her pets. She was a member of the Orrville Christian Church. Bette is survived by her daughter Sharon (Tom) Farmer of Berea, OH, and son Rodney (Odgerel) Jones of Valdez, AK; brother Dan (Joani) McCullough of Palm Coast, FL; grandchildren Ashley (Andrew) Wagner of Arlington, VA, Tom (Liz) Farmer of Berea, OH, Andy Farmer of Baton Rouge, LA, Kelsey Farmer (Sean Miller) of Mukilteo, WA, Meghan Jones and Hunter Jones of Wasilla, AK, Ethan Jones of Charleston, SC, Anujin Jones, Emerson Jones, Alistair Jones of Valdez, AK, nieces Kelly McCullough of Providence, RI, Amanda (Ohmarx) Paniagua of Lilburn, GA, Chelsea McCullough of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, nephew Scott McCullough of Boulder, CO, and great-granddaughter Abigail Farmer. Her parents Mutt and Grace McCullough preceded her in death.