Eleanor Lucille Clise Jones, 80, passed away peacefully at Medilodge on Friday, (November 24, 2017). She was born November 25, 1936, in Waterloo, N.Y., daughter of the late Harold and Laura (Murray) Clise of Waterloo, New York. She graduated from Waterloo High School in 1954. Eleanor married Melvin Eugene Jones on August 28, 1954, in Angola, Indiana.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, (November 29, 2017) at Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 W. Wheeler St. Pastor Rob Schmidt will officiate with burial in Midland Cemetery. Eleanor’s family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, (November 28) from 4 – 7 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Heartland Hospice or Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund.
Eleanor worked at Kmart for 17 years in customer service. Eleanor enjoyed camping, NASCAR, bingo, and going to the casino. She loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eleanor is survived by her children Kathleen Hair of Midland, Melvin Jr. (Ronda) Jones of Freeland, Diana (Noel) LaJoice of Midland, Bernice (Ken) Kummer of Petoskey, Marcia (Kim) Novak of Bay City, Randall (Nancy) Jones of Midland, Pamela (Martin) Euler of Midland; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one sister, Nancy (Richard) Carlson of Waterloo, N.Y. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Eugene Jones; father, Harold Clise; mother, Laura (Murray) Clise; sister, Jeanne Clise; son-in-law, Danny Hair; grandson, Randall Scott Jones; great- grandson, Robert Lewis Jr.