Cora L. Jones of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at her home. She was 97.
Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 18, 1916, in Boone County to James H. and Ada Welch England. She married Miller A. Jones, who died Aug. 3, 1981.
Mrs. Jones worked at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center from 1952 to 1978. She loved to crochet and had been doing it for most of her life.
Mrs. Jones is survived by two grandchildren, David Jones and Robert Jones and his wife Misty, all of Columbia; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Her son, Glynn Jones; two brothers; and three sisters died earlier.
Donations may be made to MU Health Care Office of Advancement, 1 Hospital Drive.