Linda S. (Fields) Jones, age 63 of Wapakoneta, died at 8:37 p.m., Monday, August 14, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was born March 22, 1954 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio
to the late Elbert and Betty L. Morlock Tidd, Jr. She had married William Fields, who preceded her in death. On November 14, 1987 she married Edward D. Jones, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Linda was a very compassionate person who devoted her life to being a caregiver for others. She attended Shawnee Alliance Church and loved spending time with her grandchildren, family, and friends. Her hobbies included knitting, gardening, taking trips, music, painting, and cooking.
Survivors include 2 sons – Chad (Janelle) Fields of Shawnee; Jason (Jessica) Fields of Upper Arlington, Ohio; a step son – Heath (Kristen Archer) Jones of Shawnee; a step daughter – Briana (Aaron) Jones of Mt. Pleasant, SC; 11 grandchildren; 5 brothers – Robert (Diane) Tidd of Lima; Gordon (Lori) Tidd of Santa Rosa, CA; Darrell Tidd of Lafayette; Gary (Lisa) Tidd of Lima; Kevin (Cindy) Tidd of Lima.
She was preceded in death by a brother Kenneth Tidd.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 18, 2017 at Shawnee Alliance Church. Rev. Sandy Rufner will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Gutman, Ohio.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, and one hour prior to services Friday at Shawnee Alliance Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.
Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am