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Eleanor Jones "Jonesey"

October 17, 1937 - February 16, 2023
Holland, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Eleanor Ruth Jones “Jonesey”, age 85 of Holland, passed away February 16, 2023 at her home surrounded by her family.

Jonesey was born and raised in Graafschap to Walter and Henrietta Hoek. She went to Holland Christian Schools and was one of five kids. Jonesey moved to Florida and lived in Anna Maria for 25 years, where she worked many jobs but really loved her time working at Walgreens where she spent 15 years as a Sales Clerk. She enjoyed going to the casino with her friends and loved a good jigsaw puzzle. She was an Energetic Spit fire all the way to the end, and was never afraid to speak her mind. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brothers, Russell Hoek, and Chet Hoek.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Roger) Eding of Hamilton, Laura Jones of Holland; grandchildren, Tonya (Omar) Siegmund of Port Townsend, WA, Kara (Josh) Nicholson of Holland; great-grandchild, David Nicholson; sister, Barb (Don) Kammeraad of Holland; brother, Wesley (Marilyn) Hoek of Holland; sister-in-law, Laura Hoek, of Holland; ex-husband, Bud Jones of Holland; former sister-in-law, Betty Sluis of Ludington, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

No services are scheduled at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Spectrum Hospice.