Betty Elaine Jones, of New Braunfels, passed away peacefully at home with her sisters by her side on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the age of 67. She was born in Roscoe to parents Woodrow and Lena Mae Smith on May 19, 1946. She married Cliff Jones, a fellow classmate since first grade of elementary school, in August of 1967. They had been married almost 47 years. Betty was a school teacher and librarian and worked at schools in Midland, San Diego, CA, Lubbock, Odom, Bellville and New Braunfels. She was a loving and devoted mother and wife.
Betty is survived by her husband, Cliff; daughter, Amanda Smart and her husband Robert; sisters, Cyrella Bartlett and her husband Russell, Joan Menn and her husband Donald; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her great-nephew Dossie Menn.
Visitation will be held at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at noon at First United Methodist Church in New Braunfels. A private burial will be held at Hill Country Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Odyssey Hospice, or the charity of oneâ€™s choice.
Funeral arrangements by Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, 189 N. Seguin Avenue, New Braunfels, Texas 78130.
The online guestbook may be signed at www.doeppenschmidtfuneralhome.com.