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Emma Marie Greene Jones
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha
Hiawatha, KS

Emma Marie Greene Jones, 95, of Hiawatha, Kansas went to be with her Lord on Monday, March 7, 2022.

She was born on January 16, 1927 in Balkin, Kentucky. Marie was member of Happy Jack Country Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She loved teaching in public schools for over 40 years in the states of Kentucky, Indiana, New York, and Missouri. Marie received her Master’s Degree in education from Indiana University. She taught Sunday School for many years and was involved in mission work. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lue Thomas and Mary (Hoskins) Greene; 6 brothers, James Louis Greene, Millard Greene, John Greene, Lee Greene, Reid Greene, William Greene; 2 sisters Ethel Moore and Dorothy VanSant and 1 step great grandson Shaun Cluff.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 12th at First Baptist Church, Hiawatha, Kansas.

She is survived by her husband of 75 years, Rev. James Eldon Jones, three daughters, Sandra (Sandy) Jones of Chapman, Kansas, Brenda Elsbury and her husband David of Hiawatha, Kansas, and Janice Porter and her husband Mark of Muldrow, Oklahoma; 6 grandchildren Jessica Henks and her husband Brian, Kathleen Loetscher and her husband Luke, Jennifer Kneisel and her husband Jarred, Jeffrey Elsbury and his wife Amanda, Daniel Porter and his wife Cassie, Kinderly Cluff and her husband Kris; and 8 great grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will begin at 10 AM at First Baptist Church, Hiawatha. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to The Gideon’s International, USA in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha.

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