Viola "Susie" JonesFebruary 18, 1931 ~ February 24, 2017 (age 86)
Viola E. (Susie) Jones, 86, was called home by the Lord to Heaven on Friday February 24, 2017 at Missouri Valley, Iowa where she had lived the last years of her life. She was formerly from the Humeston area.
Susie was born February 18, 1931 to George F. and Lenora M. (Johnston) Heath at St. Vincent Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. She later helped welcome home a sister, Frances and later a brother, George A. (Breezy) Heath.
Susie graduated from Hinton High School in 1949 and spent much of the '50s working in Sioux City area hospitals as a nurses aide. In 1969, she graduated from the nursing program at Indian Hills Community College, becoming an LPN. Susie worked at the Lucas County Memorial Hospital for years, retiring in 1986 to take care of her aging parents and then her brother Breezy before he passed away in 2007.
Susie enjoyed living a simple life, crocheting, watching old time westerns on tv, visiting with family and friends and attending country music dances in the Derby/Humeston area when she was able.
Survivors include two sons, Ed Jones (Sandy) of Missouri Valley and Jim Heath (Danita) of DeSoto. Five grandsons: Jeremiah, Erick, and Matt Jones; Jesse and Nathan Heath and granddaughter Heather Jones, and her sister, Frances B. Smith of Sioux Falls, SD.
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