Frances Jones, 1922 ~ 2013
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Frances Edna Smith Jones, long time resident of Moab and proprietor of the Beauti Terrace, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at her home in Moab, Utah. Frances was born in Tremonton, Utah, on the 28th of January, 1922, to John Cameron and Polly Lucinda Fredrickson Smith.

Frances was married on Dec. 10, 1941, in Malad, Idaho to Wallace C. “Curly” Jones.

During the Uranium Boom, Frances and her family moved to Moab. Frances was an active member of the LDS Church, where she served in many callings. She loved being Primary President and later the Relief Society President. She was a Visiting Teacher for a majority of her adult life.

She was long known as a hair stylist to many residents of Moab until she retired at 85. Frances will always be remembered for her love and kindness. She made sure to be there for anyone who needed a helping hand.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her siblings, Eleda Vee Stokes, Junior, and Polly; her daughter, Jeanine; and four grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Camylla (Fred) Butler of Garland, Utah, Valerie Jones of Salt Lake City, Utah, Jenifer (John) Graham of Moab, Utah, and Melodie Jones of Albuquerque, N.M.; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Karen Stokes of Tremonton, Utah; and brother, Joe D. Smith of Tremonton.

Services will be held Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m. in the LDS Church at 475 West 400 North in Moab. There will be a viewing at the church prior to the services from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. that day. She will be buried at the Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

Compassionate Service provided by the Moab First Ward.

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