The Life of Clara A. Tinney Jones
Clara Tinney Jones, age 94, wife of the late Harold M. Jones and a former longtime Ansonia resident currently of Derby, passed away Feb. 7, 2013. She was born June 29, 1918 in Derby, daughter of the late Raymond & Marie Hall Tinney. She was a member of The Clinton A.M. E. Zion Church of Ansonia and the Ansonia Copper City Lodge. She is survived by numerous nieces & nephews, including Richard Edmonds Jr., who was like a son to her. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Raymond Tinney Jr. & Kenneth Tinney Sr., and two sisters, Virginia Edmonds & Lillian Brown. Funeral services will be held at The Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church of Ansonia on Friday, February 15th at 11:00 a.m. Friends may call 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. She will be buried in the family plot in Pine Grove Cemetery of Ansonia, privately, as weather permits. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, is entrusted with arrangements.