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Marie A. Jones

Marie A. Jones

Apr 24, 1932 - Nov 23, 2010
Marie A. Jones of Shoshoni died in Riverton on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at the age of 78.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Marie Ann Maxwell was born in Fort Garland, Colo., on April 24, 1932, the daughter of Peter Menard Maxwell and Leona Tino (Salazar) Maxwell. She attended parochial elementary school for three years and then public school in Fort Garland and Casper.

She married Martin Martinez in 1947 and later married Donald Jones in Cody in February of 1971.

Mrs. Jones was a business owner and waitress.

She had lived in Thermopolis, Casper, Riverton, and Shoshoni.

She was of the Catholic faith and belonged to the Lions Club.

Her family said Mrs. Jones enjoyed people, music, painting, dancing, reading, her grandchildren, and fostered many children in her home throughout the years.

Survivors include sons, Stephen P. Martinez and his wife, Jan, Martin J. Martinez and his wife Stacey, and Pasqual B. Martinez; step-children, Margie Williams, Cathy Mattlock, Dawn (Casey) Jones, David Jones, Michael Jones, Chip Jones; a brother, Wilbur G. Maxwell; a sister, Wanda Winn, and special friend, Vernon Chestnut.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her mother, father, two brothers, her first husband, Martin Martinez, Sr., and her husband, Donald Jones, 20 grandchildren, 16 great-grand children, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Help for Health Hospice, in care of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.