Edna May Jones, 90, passed away on January 7th, 2013 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was a resident of Sunrise Senior Living in Severna Park. Edna was born on January 19th, 1922 in Baltimore to the late James and Mary (Peterson) Goldstraw. She grew up in Baltimore and worked there as a shirt maker until she married Philip J. Jones Sr. on August 31st, 1940. They moved to Arnold in 1947. As a homemaker Edna enjoyed cooking, sewing, and doing arts and crafts with her husband.
Mrs. Jones was a member of the Shore Acres Improvement Association, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Arnold Fire Department, Broadneck Elks Lodge 2608, and the Asbury United Methodist Church in Arnold.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Pfannestein; brothers, Fred, William, and Kenneth Goldstraw; husband; and son, Philip J. Jones, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (James) Steele of Arnold; son, James S. (Judy) Jones of Angola, IN; 3 sisters, Ella Horney and Jane Sevier of Pasadena, and Anna Koch of Baltimore; brother, George Goldstraw of Glen Burnie; 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Family would like to thank the staff of Sunrise Senior Living for their excellent care. All services are private.