Etta Frances Jones (1931 – 2017)

Etta Frances Jones, 85 of Tulalip, WA, passed away August 20, 2017, in Everett, WA. She was born September 2, 1931, in Everett to George Craig Sr and Delia Jimicum. Etta was a Pow Wow Vender and collected jewelry. She was active on the Pow Wow trail. She was very active in her community being at almost every event. She was very generous. Etta graduated with an Associates Degree from Northwest Indian College. She is survived by her children, William L. “B.J.” Jones Jr., Rita (Dana) Matta, Virginia Nancy McClellean, Valerie Matta, Kirk (Bonnie Lancaster-Jones) Jones, Bonnie Jones, Georgia Bridges; sister, Darlene Grayloe; 49 grandchildren; 101 plus great-grandchildren; and five great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Jones; Dave Brown; children: Juanita Jones-Morales, Dale “Buck” Jones, Peggy Sue Shopbell; and baby Keith Jones. A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the Tulalip Gym with an interfaith service to follow at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the Tulalip Gym with burial following at Mission Beach Cemetery.