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Ella Swartzel Jones

November 21, 1930 — April 28, 2024


Ella Swartzel Jones

Ella Carman Swartzel Jones, 93, of Dover, passed away peacefully in her home, Sunday, April 28, 2024, following a period of declining health.


Born in Lawrence County Ohio on November 21, 1930, Ella was a daughter to the late Herbert S. and Gertrude Mae (Moss) Carman.


Ella is survived by her husband David Jones; daughter, Donna (Terry) VanSickel; grandsons, Kevin (Allyson) Borst, and Mason Swartzel; great-grandchildren, Cory Borst, Lauren Borst, and Olivia Swartzel; brother, William “Bill” Carman; daughter-in-law, Kathy Swartzel; son JP May; and grandson, Emmett May.


In addition to her parents, Ella was preceded in death by her first husband, Claude Swartzel; son, Claude “Gene” Swartzel; brothers, Robert “Bob” Carman, James “Jim” Carman, Richard “Dick” Carman, Clyde Carman, and Herbert “Herb” Carman; and sister, Ruth Wineka.


A graveside service will be held in Woodland Cemetery at 824 Lorain St. Ironton, Ohio on Thursday, May 2, 2024 beginning at 2:00 PM.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E Uniontown, OH 44685. 

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