LEAVENWORTH — Martha L. Jones, 80, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. 

Martha was born on June 14, 1942, in Parsons along with her twin, Marguerite, to parents Alma and Alfred White.

Martha attended Pittsburg State University where she received her master’s degree in teaching. She used the degree to teach in many school districts over the years. She retired from teaching special education at McLouth in the mid-1990s.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bingo, watching old movies and making quilts. She donated many of her quilts over the years to Quilts of Valor.

She is survived by her three children, Brian Jones of Ottawa, Lori (John) Cooney of Leavenworth and Scott (Michelle) Jones of Leavenworth; six grandchildren, Skylar Porter, Sierra Hiatt, Shyanne Jones, Damen Kenworthy, Zach and Devon Jones; and her brother, Rusty Paulson of Ottawa.

Martha will be interred at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Leavenworth.

The family suggests memorials to Leavenworth County Humane Society or Hope Pet Rescue in Leavenworth.

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