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OBITUARY: Bernice Christena Roy Jones

Bernice Christena Roy Jones

Nov. 8, 1922 ~ April 11, 2022

Bernice Christena Roy Jones, passed away peacefully in her sleep in Vale, Oregon, on the morning of Monday, April 11, at 99 years of age.

Bernice was born on Nov. 8, 1922, in Pingree, Idaho, to Walter Clark Roy and Christena Kaus. She was the youngest child of six and was raised on her parents’ farm in Idaho. In 1937 Bernice moved with her parents and two brothers to Nyssa and eventually moved to a farm outside of Vale. She graduated from Vale High School in 1940. After completing a secretarial correspondence course, she was hired as an office assistant at the Blackfoot Courthouse. Bernice attended an “open-air” dance in Blackfoot, where she met her future husband, Troy Jones. While in Idaho, they had their three children, Lee . . .