Obituaries for March 12, 2004


Veryl H. Jones

Sept. 25, 1924 March 7, 2004

Longtime Sonora resident Veryl H. Jones died Sunday at his home. He was 79.

He was born in Alliance, Ohio. He moved to Sonora in 1946 and to Sunnyvale in 1953. He worked as a maintenance operation instructor for United Airlines for 27 years and retired in 1980. He moved back to Sonora that same year.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942-45. He was a member of the East Belt Tuolumne Lodge No. 8 Free and Accepted Masons, Sonora Elks Lodge No. 1587 and California Carvers Guild.

His family said he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and wood carving.

Mr. Jones is survived by his wife of 58 years, Cora Jones of Sonora; sons, Alan V. Jones of Campbell, Santa Clara County, and Dennis D. Jones of Fremont; a sister, Mivy V. Wise of Pahrump, Nev.; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Howard and Charles Jones.

No services are scheduled.

Donations can be made to Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the Sierra, P.O. Box 4805, Sonora, CA 95370.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


BURKE Adeline Mary Burke, 66, of Sonora died yesterday at her home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

CORTH Roger Corth, 83, of Sonora died yesterday at a Sonora care home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

PARSONS Jessie Parsons, 99, of Sonora died this morning at a Turlock care home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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