Mrs. Shirley I. (Nothstein) Jones

July 31, 1920 ~ October 22, 2021 (age 101)

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Mrs. Shirley I.(Nothstein) Jones, Centenarian, 101, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 22, 202 at The Summit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton, Pa. She was the wife of the late Howard H. Jones. Born in Weissport, Pa. on Saturday July 31st, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Amandus & Bessie (Wentz) Nothstein. Shirley was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehighton. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at Scotty’s Fashions for many years. Shirley was a member of The Lehighton American Legion Post 314 Women’s Auxiliary, The Turtle Club and the Women of Grace where she served as secretary. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, and watching Lehighton, Penn State & Philadelphia Eagles football. Surviving are a son Howard (Barbara) Jones of Lehighton, granddaughters, Jennifer (Brian) Mease of Kutztown, Jessica Cressley of Lehighton, Amy (Terry) Smith of Lehighton, great-grandchildren, Kelly Mease, Madison & Anthony Cressley, Cole & Julia Smith. She was predeceased by 2 sisters, Lenore Smoyer & Mildred German. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 28th at 11 a.m. at The Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St. with SALM Emma Weaver officiating. Call 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment in Franklin Heights Memorial Park, E. Weissport, Pa. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences can be offered at

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