REED CITY — Martha Anne Jones, 52, of Reed City, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on Aug. 20, 1962, in Detroit, to Leonard and Ellen (Doll) Schmitt, was raised in Waterford and was a 1980 graduate of Waterford-Mott High School. Martha attended Grand Valley State College and was awarded a BSC in Mathematics in 1985. On Sept. 28, 1985, she was married in Waterford to Bruce Jones, of Reed City, who survives her. She was employed with the Deloitte-Haskins & Sells Tax Preparation Services of Houston, Texas, for 5 years before returning to Michigan where she and Bruce raised their 3 children. While acting as a full-time mom, she found time to operate a daycare service, coach the Reed City High School J.V. Girls Basketball team and volunteer at the St. Philip-Neri Catholic Church teaching catechism classes.