Patricia Leila Jones

Patricia Leila Jones

Nov. 27, 1938 – Oct. 27, 2021

Patricia Leila Jones, age 82, of Clatskanie, Oregon went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 27, 2021.

Patricia (Pat) was born on Nov. 27, 1938 in Camas, Washington to Jay Clarence and Lucretia Heriford.

Pat graduated from Camas High School and received an AA degree from Clark Junior College in Vancouver, Washington prior to marrying John Jones in 1959. Although they resided in both Washington and Oregon, they spent over 50 years together in Alaska, residing in both Soldotna and Anchor Point. She learned to hunt and commercial fish with her family in Cook Inlet. Among the things she enjoyed were cooking, baking, reading, sewing, quilting, crocheting, playing the piano and opening her heart and home to others. She was an active member Assembly of God churches wherever she lived.

Patricia is survived by her husband, John Jones of Clatskanie, Oregon; daughters, Shelly (Scott) Mensch of North Pole, Alaska and Julie Jones of DuPont, Washington; grandchildren Amber Mensch and Curtis Mensch of North Pole, Alaska, Chantel (Clay) Dabney of Vail, Arizona, Parker and Sofia Jones of DuPont, Washington; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Carson and Carleigh Dabney of Vail, Arizona; sister Virgina (Marvin) Abbott of Clatskanie, Oregon and brother James (Mieko) Heriford of Ridgefield, Washington; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.