Obituary of Anna Jones
She was born to Frank Lewis Stockman and Martha E. Thomas Stockman on June 29th, 1925 in Philadelphia Pa. Anna was the fifth of ten children from this union. All (Vernice, Frank, John, Eleanore, Thomas, Mildred, William, Roberta, and Theodore) have preceeded her in spititual transition.
Anna was educated through Philadelphia Public School System graduating High School. Anna joined the workforce after completing her education and was initially employed as a "HosieryMender". Anna later changed he occupational pursuits entering the field of Retail Sales. She worked in that capacity at Stawbridge and Clothier as well as other like business establishments.
in 1952, Anna found love and married her life partner Lexton Jones. The couple's first residence was in (Sharon Hill) the Philadelphia area; but in 1955 a mutual goal was realized when they purchase their dream home in Lawnside, New Jersey; where they resided the remainder of their days.
The family expanded with the blessed addition of their very precious daughter Gale. Gale made their family complete and Anna turned her energies toward taking care of of her family and home on a full-time basis.
Anna's friendly nature made their home a happy warm place to be. Her home was often the hub for many family gatherings. The door was always open to all when expected or not. It was a home where strangers became friends; and friends became a part of an ever growing family whenever they came to visit.
Sadly Lexton subcummed to illness and went to his heavenly homecoming in 1982.
Anna subsequently became active in the community through her membership with the local Senior Activity Center. The Senior Activity Center provided for new and exciting chapter in her life. She found a new circle of friends. She volunteer for many community activities and events; including but not limited to work at the Polls, welcoming new members, and serving as a model at the Center's Fashion Shows. Anna was active Member at the Archway Center for over 21 years.
Anna was also a long term active contributing member of the the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW receiving regognition as a Bronze Leader from the Disabled American Veterans Commander Club.
Anna was predecesed in death by her loving daughter in July 2016. She is survived by her two Grand children Lauren Oliver and Farley Ponton Jr.; her son-in-law, Farley Ponton,Sr, as well as her five Great Grand Childen, her many Neices, Nephews, their children and all her many loving and caring friends. The family would like to give special thanks to persons who were guardian angels to our beloved Anna in her final days.
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