After an honorable discharge, he studied at Moorpark College in Moorpark, California.From there he went to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he earned his BA degree in History.
She was also involved with the Women of the Moose organization and was Chapter President for several years.She enjoyed playing guitar and singing with other family members and was even featured on the radio. Betty was the head of her department for many of those years. Betty was known by all her family for her fierce tenacity and quick wit.She passed down her love of music to her youngest child. She enjoyed laughing, telling funny stories and playing jokes on those closest to her. Some of her favorite trips included visiting her family on the east coast.Margaret Snipes Bird, 102 years young, passed away on July 8,2018 at ET York Hospice Care Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Archer.Margaret loved flowers, going to the car races at Bronson Speedway taking in all the action with the races.Betty’s faith was in Christ and she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gainesville.Betty is survived by her two sons, John Dudley Jones Jr.She was active in the Salvation Army most of her life, and many people remember her as “Aunt Dot.” She was a homemaker and helped run the family business, “Steitz TV,” in Beacon, New York.When her husband retired, they moved to Hollywood, Florida in 1978.She was a sports fan, specifically kid’s baseball and softball.Her family gave her a special 100th Birthday party where many friends and family gathered to celebrate a life well lived!