Elizabeth Mills Jones, 87, passed away on March 4, 2012 in American Fork, Utah. She was born on June 13, 1924 in Castle Gate, Utah, the daughter of John Mills Sr and Elizabeth Johnson Howard.
Beth married Albert Edward Jones and they were blessed with two daughters, Claudia and Lynda. She was the Junior Sunday School coordinator. Beth enjoyed playing the piano for the Relief Society and she later learned to play the organ for her own personal enjoyment. Her hobbies were crocheting, needlepoint, tatting, puzzles of any kind, making quilts for all the grandchildren and traveling when she had the chance. She enjoyed family BBQ's and spending time at the Senior Citizen Center on Friday's.
Elizabeth worked all her married life. After moving to Lehi, she was hired with Pykes Manufacturing and was a seamstress for twenty-years. After the passing of her husband she started working for DWS in the Green Thumb Program for at least 8 years in American Fork. She really enjoyed this job, the co-workers loved her and she loved them. She enjoyed working with the public. It was expressed to us that she was a very dedicated worker and very willing to learn new programs and go with the flow. She was the grandma to many children that came in with their mothers for assistance.
Survived by her daughters Claudia Powell and Lynda (Thad) Beal, 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild, brother Ken Mills and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Jack, William, James, Don and Roy and son-in-law Darrel Powell.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lehi 5th Ward Chapel, 465 East 300 North. A viewing will be held Friday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at Wing Mortuary, 118 East Main, Lehi and one hour prior to services at the church Saturday morning. Interment, Lehi City Cemetery. Online guest book at wingmortuary.com.