Patricia A. Jones, Saginaw Township , Michigan

Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away Sunday, November 15, 2009, at Covenant – Harrison, after a lengthy illness. Age 69 years.  Patricia Ann Giffin was born June 7, 1940 in Saginaw, the daughter of the late Ruby (Jaap) and Skip Giffin. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School with the Class of 1958. She married Robert H. Jones on August 20, 1960; he survives her. She had been employed as a school crossing guard for St. Thomas Aquinas School and was a lunch lady at Mackinaw Middle School. She was also an Election Board Precinct Chair through the Saginaw Township Clerk office. She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church and was a volunteer for funeral luncheons. She was a member of Job’s Daughters. She was also a member of the Lawndale Estates Mad Hatters Chapter #19038 of the Red Hat Society since 2003, and had been a Sunshine Lady from the start. She enjoyed rubber stamp crafting and card making.  Surviving besides her husband Robert are one son, four daughters and their spouses, Cullen R. and Ann Marie Jones, Champaign, IL; Carrie Ann Rush, Corinne “Corkie” Barber and special friend, Scott Proffer, Cathleen “Cathy” and Kenneth Conley, and Cambra “Cammie” and Tom Bugenske; a former but still special son-in-law, Dean Barber; all of Saginaw; eleven grandchildren, Brett, Brandon, Thomas, Dakota, Kimberly, Austin, Sara, Megan, Nicholas, Hailey and Hannah; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ruth and Jim Schrems; special friends, Mary Akers, “Aunt” Lovetta Webster, and Sharon Barber, and many other dear friends.  Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 19, 2009, at Second Presbyterian Church, 2665 Midland Road. Rev. James Neumann will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive friends at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, and then at the church from 10:00 a.m. Thursday until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Second Presbyterian Church.