East Palestine - Margaret G. Lones-Smith, 98, passed away peacefully at 2:45pm, Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Meadows Senior Living, where she had resided since 2011.
Mrs. Lones-Smith was born in 1915 in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Thomas "Ed" and Osa (Allison) Abrams, and had lived most of her life in the Rogers and East Liverpool areas, before moving to Lisbon in 2003.
She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at East Liverpool City Hospital for 14 years and then at Ross Nursing Home, until she retired.
Margaret was a 75 year member of the Rogers United Methodist Church; was a member of AARP, both locally and nationally; and was a 63 year member of the Order of Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Lones and Dale Smith, and by her brothers, Carl and Lester Abrams.
Margaret is survived and will be dearly remembered by her sons, George E. Lones of Lisbon and Gary D. (Terry (Mays) Lones of Douglasville, Ga.; grandchildren, Andrea Wojciechowski of Cumming, Ga., Caryn Lones of Port St. Lucie, Fl., and Lisa McKenzie of Phoenix, Az., and great grandchildren, Jonathon and Kara Wojciechowski, both of Cumming, Ga., Zachary Lones-Slifka of Port St. Lucie, Fl., Mikah McKenzie of Phoenix, Az., and Spencer and Tara McKenzie, both of Sabina, Oh., and great great granddaughter, Faye McKenzie.
Funeral services will be held at 11am, Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Rev. William Betteridge officiating. Burial will follow at Columbiana County Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rogers United Methodist Church, 46361 Walnut Street, Rogers, Ohio 44455.
Friends may view Margaret's memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.