Esther J. Harper Jones

January 8, 1936 ~ May 28, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Esther J. Harper Jones, 87, of Niles, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2023, at her residence.

She was born January 8, 1936, in Greenfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of
William C. and Naomi J.(Hindsley) Harper.

Esther graduated from Youngstown State University’s Nursing Program with an

She worked as a Registered Nurse at SVOH-Farrell, Pennsylvania, Warren General Hospital,
Warren, Ohio, in various industrial plant health clinics and home health as a
Registered Nurse, retiring after 40 years of service.

Esther is survived by her three sons and stepdaughter, Vernon L. Watters, Jr., of
Niles, Ohio, David P. (Linda) Watters of Willow Wood, Ohio, Mark W. Watters of
Liberty, Ohio, Leanne (Bill) Bryant of Howland, Ohio; her sister, Ruth H. {Gordon)
Hensley of Pocomoke City, Maryland; and her brother, Rev. William C. {Carol)
Harper of Scottsdale, Arizona; and grandchildren, Susan (Andrew) Bazzle, David
M. Watters and Amanda Helton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Herbert E. Jones, July 9, 2005,
whom she married on February 19, 1994 and her dog, Molly, who was her faithful
companion and friend.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, June 2, 2023, at the Holloway-Williams
Funeral Home, 611 Robbins Avenue, Niles, Ohio. 330-652-2422. Her brother, Rev
William C. Harper will officiate.

Family and friends may call from 9 – 10 a.m.

Interment will be in Crown Hill Burial Park.

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June 2, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Holloway Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service
611 Robbins Ave.
Niles, OH 44446

Funeral Service
June 2, 2023

10:00 AM
Holloway Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service
611 Robbins Ave.
Niles, OH 44446


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