The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020

Martha L. Jones

Martha L. Jones, 101, of Liberty Township, passed away Wednesday evening, March 25, 2020, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.

Martha L. Jones

She was born March 23, 1919, in Berne, Indiana, the daughter of Robert Sr. and Louise (Mathys) Gerber, who both preceded her in death. On October 27, 1946, she married Daniel Clyde Jones, who passed away August 19, 1999.

Martha is survived by her three children, Gary D. (Sue) Jones of Fort Wayne, Indiana, John Michael (Becky) Jones of Delphos, and Mary A. Boroff of Ohio City; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Barbara Jean, in infancy; four brothers, Rev. Otto R. Gerber, Robert Gerber Jr., Herman Gerber, and Rev. John A. Gerber; three sisters, Bertha Stauffer, Ella Scare, and Lillie Stalder; and a son-in-law, Daniel Boroff, also preceded her in death.

Martha had attended International Business College in Fort Wayne. She was a member of Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church and Wren Garden Club.

Due to the current health crisis, a private service for the immediate family will be held on Monday, March 30, followed by burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Ohio City.Condolences may be expressed at cowanfuneralhome.com

POSTED: 03/26/20 at 7:20 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries