Nancy Earlene Jones
Nancy Earlene Jones, 86, died peacefully in her home in Lake Oswego, surrounded by her loving family. Her brief battle with cancer ended, but her memory will live on in the numerous lives she
touched, family she raised and amazing life she led.
Nancy was born April 24, 1932 in El Paso, Texas, to Claud Earl Dove, Sr. and Henrietta ("Tommy") Dove. The third of eight children, after her birth, her Grampa moved his family to an eventual homestead in Sandy, OR.
Nancy always had high expectations for herself and those in her orbit. She more than succeeded. Her family was her life, from her children, to grandchildren, and her many friends. There were no borders for love in her life. Nancy shared a first marriage with Daryl Eliason that gave her best accomplishments of her life — a son, Doug Eliason and a daughter, Susan Eliason Lockard. Nancy met the special love of her life, Darrell Jones. They were married 31 years before his death, and she loved and celebrated every moment and memory. His death gave her much heartache but much fortitude. True to the team they were.
Nancy is survived by her son Doug Eliason (Sherri); daughter Susan Lockard (Scott, deceased);three grandchildren (Jade, Faith, and Zak); eight greatgrandchildren (Naomi, Kyle, Sophia, Carter, Tucker, Heather, Cole, Fletcher); many family members and
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:00 am at Community Church of Sandy, 39290 Scenic St., Sandy OR. In lieu of flowers a donation to your special charity in her name is her
wish. She will be dearly missed but never forgotten.