Jorita A. Jones, 87, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at Terrace Glen Village, Marion, Iowa.
A memorial service celebrating Jorita’s life will be held at 11:00 am Monday, February 4, 2019, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with Certified Celebrant Julie Freese officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00 am at the chapel on Monday.
Survivors include her daughters, Karen (Curt) Jamieson of Robins, Jan (Rick) Netolicky and Pamela (Tom) Kurtz, both of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Michele (Bruce) Menzel, Bryan (Jessica) Netolicky, Greg (Emily) Netolicky, Chad (Kelly) Netolicky, Zach (Emily) Naggatz, Travis (Lindsey) Naggatz, and Austen (girlfriend, Chelsea Moss) Naggatz; great-grandchildren, Jae, Ty, Sophia, Cooper, Gus, Hank, Max, Lincoln, Aleah, Tyler, and Jameson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Vernon, in 2013.
Jorita Ann Skipworth was born June 14, 1931, in Berryville, Arkansas, the daughter of Luther and Faye (Lewis) Skipworth. On October 17, 1955, she married Vernon Jones in Kaufman, Texas. She will always be remembered as a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name to Hospice of Mercy, 315 18th Ave, Hiawatha, IA 52233 or Matthew 25, 201 3rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.