Heather Lou Sutton Jones
It is with great sadness the family of Heather Lou Sutton Jones, age 72, of Greenwich Ridge Road, announce her passing in the Valley Regional Hospital on Monday, January 10, 2022. Born in Wolfville (EKM Hospital) and raised in Starr’s Point (Sea View Farm), Heather was a daughter of the late David and Leona (Webster) Sutton.
Growing up, Heather was always involved in family events, loving stories from all members and remembering more than anyone else. She enjoyed being with her friends, reading, and was a member of 4-H with the Cornwallis Project Club, of which she was active for many years making many lifelong companions.
Heather attended a one room schoolhouse in Starr’s Point and then Horton High School. She graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Home Economics and a Bachelor of Education. During her studies, she worked for the Department of Agriculture at the Nova Scotia Research Station, as well as Canada Manpower (Services Canada), in Kentville. Her professional life began at Dwight Ross School before she moved to Central Kings Rural High School, teaching Family Studies.
Heather had many passions. She was a member of the curling team at high school and Acadia University. Heather was an avid traveler and was often drawn to the seaside, valued spending time with her family at the cottage in Hall’s Harbour. Some summer-time special times were enjoyed at the cottage in Cottage Cove of her dear friend, Warren Grant. She enjoyed arts and crafts and would make fine ceramic figurines and designs through tole painting. Above all, Heather cherished the time with her friends and family, welcoming them with an open heart and warm smile.
Heather will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 43 years, Robert Jones; daughter, Rebecca Jones; son, Matthew Jones; sisters, Donna Sutton (Larry Yockell) and Anne (William) Trueman; daughter-in-law, Iris Baeumler; grandchildren, Enan and Anyo Baeumler-Jones; as well as surviving nieces, Stephanie Trueman, Alison Smith, Pamela (Brian) Gallant and Patricia Jones, and nephew, Stephen Smith, and their families. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, David D. Sutton and her nephew, William Alexander Trueman.
Funeral arrangements to be finalized in the coming weeks and will be by invitation only. Donations in memory may be made to the SPCA or the Canadian Diabetic Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. In accordance with the Nova Scotia Proof of Full Vaccination Policy, proof of full vaccination will be required to attend visitations, services and receptions held in or by the White Family Funeral Home. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.