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Izetta M. Jones

    Izetta M. Jones 
    Izetta M. Jones, age 93 of Lincoln, NE, died peacefully at home with her loving family around her, on Monday, May 15, 2023 in Lincoln.  She was born on December 22, 1929, to Clifton and Lois (Watt) Trollope in York, NE. On November 26, 1947 she was united in marriage to Gordon Dean Jones in York.

    Izetta was a long-time member of the United Methodist Church and Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. She was the office manager for Ruth Staples Child Development Lab of the University of Nebraska-East Campus for 35 years. Izetta enjoyed photography, “being organized”, saving money, being a mother and being Gramazetta, and she loved going to the Children’s Zoo in Lincoln.

    She is survived by her son Steve Jones of Lincoln, her daughters Bonnie (David) Nielsen of Cedar Hills, UT, and Mary (William) Reger of Champaign, IL, 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, great-grandson Alaric Valencic, and her former husband.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2023 at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints at 640 N. 56th St. in Lincoln. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in York. No public visitation. Memorials may be directed to Lincoln Children’s Zoo. 

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