Florence Jones, 72, of San Tan Valley, Ariz.


SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. — Florence Jones, 72, passed away at home on May 14, 2022, in San Tan Valley, Ariz. She was formerly a resident of Mitchell.


Florence will be cremated according to her wishes with services to be held in South Dakota at a later date.


Florence Jones, also known as “Babes” or “Flossy” was born June 14, 1949 in Bismark, N.D. She was married to Larry Jones on September 3, 1967. They lived in both North Dakota and South Dakota, before finally settling down in Mitchell, where they would raise their two sons.
Florence worked in the service industry as well as healthcare field throughout her life. She retired from her position at Brady Health Care Center in 2010. She was known there for her great care and compassion for the residents.


During her life, she enjoyed raising her two sons, going to car shows with her husband, being a member of the Outkast Car Club and helping to serve at the Mitchell Car Show. After the passing of her husband, and retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends-helping out when needed, whether it be helping to watch her granddaughter after school, helping out a friend, or cooking a favorite meal for someone. She made time for others.


She is survived by her two sons, Jason Jones (Melissa Tines) of San Tan Valley, Ariz., and Allen Jones (Chari Labore); as well as a granddaughter, Brooke Jones, of Mitchell; a brother, Ed Davis (Judy Davis)of Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters, Mary Ann Spier (Sam Spier) of Dunnellon, Fla., and Sharon Johnson (Mike Johnson) of Huron; two brothers-in-law, Charlie Jones (Mary Jones) of Kimball and Rory Keenihan (Glenda Keenihan) of Beebe, Ark.; sister-in-law, Lorrie Keller (Ray Keller) of Howard; and many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a brother in law, a nephew, and a grandson.


To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit the website at www.mariposagardens.com.

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