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Information for Mabel Bell Tappan Jones

7 August, 1895 - 11 October, 1982

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

October, 1982
Contributed by Dan Fowler

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Mabel Jones

    Graveside services for Mable B. Jones, 87, of 405 W. Colorado Ave., Nampa, who died Monday, Oct 11, at a Caldwell nursing home, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, by the Rev. Vernon L. Wilcox, Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
   She was born Aug.7, 1895, at Broken Bow, Neb., a daughter of Oscar and Mattie Franklin Tappan. She was reared and educated in that area. On Nov. 7, 1918, she married Archie Jones. They lived in that area until moving to Canby, Ore., in 1945. She worked as a potato sorter for the J.R. Simplot Co., Caldwell where she retired in 1963 after 10 years of service. Mr. Jones died on March 1, 1968. She was a member of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene.
   She is survived by two sons, Oscar Jones, West Lynn, Ore., and Forest Jones, Oregon City, Ore.; two daughters, Eleene West, Manhattan Beach, Calif., and Marie Clark, Nampa; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. One son preceded her in death.
    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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