Lois Jones

July 28, 1944-Nov. 5, 2019

Lois Jones, 75, Minot,

passed away on Tuesday,

November 5, 2019 in a

Minot hospital.

Lois Ann (McCombs)

Jones was born on July 28,

1944, a daughter of

Francis and Marian (La-

zier) McCombs in Rugby,

ND. She was raised and

educated in Towner,

where she graduated from

Towner High School in

1962. She furthered her

education by earning her

Bachelor of Science De-

gree in Elementary Educa-

tion from Minot State


Lois was once united in

marriage to Frank Jones.

To this union son Scott

Jones was born. The cou-

ple later divorced. Lois

began her teaching career

at a country school and

she later taught at Bur-

lington Elementary. She

worked for the ASCS of-

fice in Minot for many

years and worked at B.

Dalton Bookstore until the

store closed. Lois always

kept her teaching license

active and worked at Sun-

nyside Elementary in

Minot until present.

Her faith was very im-

portant to her. She was an

active member of the

Faith United Methodist

Church, where she taught

Sunday School and sang

in the choir since 1981.

She was very proud of her

family, especially her

grandchildren and

great-grandchildren. Some

of her favorite memories

were her yearly trips to

the Dinosaur Museum in

Dickinson and Medora

with her granddaughters.

She enjoyed reading,

especially to her

grandchildren and kids

from school. She was a

fan of science fiction,

some of her favorites were

X-Files and Star Trek.

Lois always wanted to

stay active and attended

as many functions as she

could. Lois was a friend to

all and was always ready

for a good conversation.

She will be missed by


Lois is survived by:

Son: Scott Jones, Minot;

grandchildren: Bobbi

(Chris) Tollin, Minot, Kira

(David) MacKay, Minot,

Robyn (Tiare) Chai, Kenai,

AK, Joshua Jones, Minot;

9 great-grandchildren:

Micheal, DaySun, Jack-

son, Grace, Maxwell,

Rohan, Dayne, Wyatt, and

Rosalyee; siblings: Ida

Stewart, Oregon, Robert

(Patty) McCombs, Town-

er, ND , Dorothy Moore,

Minot, Beverly (Jerry)

Goodman, Upham, ND;

several nieces, nephews

and cousins also survive.

Lois was preceded in

death by: her parents and

an infant brother.

Visitation: Monday, No-

vember 11, 2019 from 3

until 7 pm at Thompson

Larson Funeral Home,


Funeral Service: Tues-

day, November 12, 2019

at 10:30 am at Faith Unit-

ed Methodist Church,


Graveside Service:

Tuesday at 1:30 pm at Un-

ion Cemetery, Towner,


Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot