Betty L. Jones 1937-2019

CORTLAND — Betty L. Jones, 82, passed away Saturday morning, July 13, 2019, at Cortland Healthcare.

Betty was born May 31, 1937, in Hartford, to the late Alden and Evelyn Sonk Hudson.

She was a graduate of Hartford High School.

Betty loved to garden, so much so she found her dream job at Creekside Gardens where she enjoyed working for 15 years before retiring in 2001. Betty also enjoyed the challenge of crossword puzzles. She was a member of Johnston Federated United Methodist Church.

Besides her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her son, John C. Jones; and her brothers, Donald, Tommy and Leslie Hudson.

She is survived by her daughter, Theresa (Alex) Bates; her son, Mark (Leslie) Jones; three grandchildren, John Jones, Hunter Bates and Kayla Bidwell; her brother, Robert Hudson; and sister, Ruth Halloway.

Friends may call 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Johnston Federated United Methodist Church, 6262 Youngstown Kingsville Road in Farmdale, where the funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ron McIlvaine officiating.

Interment will be in Johnston Cemetery.

Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to share memories and condolences with Betty’s family.

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