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Shirley V. (Scott) Jones, 83

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 30th, 2013

Shirley V. (Scott) Jones, lovingly referred to as Mom, YaYa and Ya, passed away at her residence on Thursday, April 25, 2013 after a tough 21-month battle with Cancer and other medical complications. She lived for 83 years her way.

She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 18, 1929, moved to Miami, Ariz. as a child and graduated from Miami High School.

Shirley married Elton R. Jones in 1947 and they lived in the Globe area all their lives, the majority of which was on the Elton Jones Ranch.

Shirley worked for Southwest Parks and Monuments for many years. She was a member of the Emblem Club and was an accomplished bowler with many recognition awards. She loved watching basketball and golf. She was also an avid gardener; she tended exceptional gardens and carpet-like lawns.

She was a perfectionist, well-loved for her opinions, charismatic expressions, witty, sense of humor and strong will. Shirley was truly one of a kind.

Shirley was preceded in death by both of her parents, David Scott and Rill June Flegge; and her husband, Elton R. Jones.

She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Wilson and Claudia DalMolin (Doug); her grandchildren, Elton (Yvette), Jarred (Shelly), and Bianca DalMolin; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held in private.

In lieu of flowers family request memorial be sent to: High Desert Humane Society, 656 N. Broad St., Globe, AZ 85501; or Copper Community Hospice, 136 S. Broad St., Globe, AZ 85501

Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.

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