JONES, AllenPosted: March 28th, 2019
ALLEN JONES, of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the age of 76 years.
Allen is survived by his three siblings: Betty Bullock Stott, David Malcolm Jones (Carol), and Barb Jones (Joe Heric); two nieces, four nephews, numerous great-nieces and nephews and cousins.
Allen was predeceased by his mother Liz (Jones) McMullen of Lethbridge in 1996, maternal grandpa in 1958 and his wife Ethel Jones Fallon in 2005. When he married Ethel in 1978, she had four daughters and the surviving daughters are Marti, Della, Alexa and Rinda as well as their families (all in U.S.A.)
During his lifetime, Allen earned many numerous long time friends and rodeo associates.
Allen worked at Timberline Dude Ranch (Jim Simpson), Buckhorn Dude Ranch, McIntyre Ranch and McGowan Rodeo (Stock Contractor). Thanks to the Wills family of Taber in his younger years.
Allen eventually moved to Montana and met Ethel Olgilvie and they were later married, living in Stevensville, MT, Tucson and Marana, AZ, and then to Fallon, NV. Allen was very much into the sport of rodeo, rodeo bulls, bareback horses, steer wrestling (bull dogging) and bought mules, donkeys, horses and cattle.
Allen loved to B.S. with everybody and made a lot of lasting friendships. He was a wheeler dealer and had a very unique and colourful life. Allen returned to Canada in July 2008.
Cremation is entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home and a Private Family Graveside will be held in the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
Knew Allen well as a teenager. He was full of life. I’m sure he will be missed by many.