Willa W. Jones, 96, a former Guys Mills resident, a resident of Piperville, PA, and most recently of Homestead Nursing Home, died Monday, December 16, 1996, at Abington, Hospital, Abington, after a brief illness.
She was born November 14, 1900, at Mt. Hope, a daughter of Eugene and Emma (Gorley) Messerall. She married Arnold F. (Casey) Jones March 28, 1922, and he preceded her in death, January 14, 1973.
She was a homemaker and had taught school for a brief period near Cochranton. She was a member of the Townville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Eula) Mosteller of Rogers, AR and Mrs. Dorothy Negley of Lansing, NY; one son, Dale Jones of Pipersville; six grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; one niece and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Floyd Messerall.
Services were held at Waid Funeral Home.
Interment was in Cochranton Cemetery.
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