Margaret G. Jones, 104, of Hiawatha, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Vintage Park.
She was born June 23, 1913, southwest of Whiting, one of two children born to Edwin J. and Bertha L. (Sawhill) Lentz and had spent most of her life in northeast Kansas.
Margaret married Harry U. Jones on Feb. 1, 1942, at Horton. They adopted two sons, George and David. She traveled with Harry during the war for years before returning to Hiawatha in 1948. They farmed north of Hiawatha until his death, Jan. 28, 1977. Shortly after his death, she moved to town to make her home. In later years, Margaret made her home at the Maple Grove Senior Complex for three years; the Apostolic Apartments in Sabetha for two years; and moved to Vintage Park in August 2002.
Survivors include the adopted sons George Jones and David Jones, both of the Kansas City area; several adopted grandchildren and great-grandchildren; with nieces, nephews and cousins.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, William Lentz.
Funeral services are planned for are planned for 11 a.m. Friday, June 22, at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha. Interment will follow at the Hiawatha Cemetery. The family will meet with friends a half hour prior to service. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hiawatha Cemetery, sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S. 7th St., Hiawatha, KS 66434. Online condolences can be left at www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com.
The Sabetha Herald 6/27/2018