Patricia Leila Pat Jones

November 27, 1938 ~ October 27, 2021
Patricia Leila Jones, age 82, of Clatskanie, OR, went home to be with the Lord, on Oct. 27, 2021.
Patricia (Pat) was born on Nov. 27, 1938 in Camas, WA, to Jay Clarence and Lucretia Heriford.
Pat lived in Camas, the first 21 years of her life and was part of the Forest Home Friends Church for most of those years.
Pat graduated from Camas High School and received an AA degree from Clark College in Vancouver, WA, prior to marrying John Jones in 1959. Although they resided in both Washington and Oregon, they spent over 50 years together in Alaska, residing in both Soldotna and Anchor Point. She learned to hunt and commercial fish with her family in Cook Inlet. Among the things she enjoyed were cooking, baking, reading, sewing, quilting, crocheting, playing the piano and opening her heart and home to others. She was an active member of Assembly of God churches wherever she lived.
Patricia is survived by her husband, John Jones of Clatskanie, OR; daughters, Shelly (Scott) Mensch of North Pole, AK, and Julie Jones of DuPont, WA; grandchildren, Amber Mensch and Curtis Mensch of North Pole, AK, Chantel (Clay) Dabney of Vail, AZ, Parker and Sofia Jones of DuPont, WA; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Carson and Carleigh Dabney of Vail, AZ; sister, Virgina (Marvin) Abbott of Clatskanie, OR; and brother, James (Mieko) Heriford of Ridgefield, WA; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.