Dorothy Jones to celebrate 90th birthday

Saturday, December 2, 2017

A 90th birthday party for Dorothy Jones of Monett will be held on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on South Highway 37 in Monett.

The daughter of Earl and Effie Clifton, Dorothy was born on Dec. 10, 1927 in Rocky Comfort. She was a 1945 graduate of Rocky Comfort High School, and began teaching at age 18 at a school south of Wheaton. The following year she began teaching at the Rocky Comfort school. She retired from the Monett school district after a teaching career that lasted 42 years.

Dorothy married Bill Jones in 1954 and they had three children: Biff Jones, Kim McCracken and Cindy Boes. The children will host the birthday party, and request the omission of gifts