Emma M. Jones

March 19, 1974 - January 23, 2013

Emma M. Jones, 38, of Augusta, Maine, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at her home. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri, March 19, 1974 the daughter of Ralph and Marian (Mott) Ford. Emma grew up in several places since her father was in the Air Force. She returned to Missouri for her education, receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri. She went on to earn two Masters, one at Columbia College and one at Lincoln University. Emma loved educating herself. She worked for the Missouri Legislature and later as an economist for the Missouri Department of Transportation. She came to Maine in 2011 to work for the Maine Bureau of Budget. She loved her job and immersed herself in her work. Emma married Scott Jones in 1998 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Columbia, Missouri. They enjoyed drives around the state of Maine, exploring their new home. She also enjoyed cooking new things for her children as they were the focus of her life and she always wanted what was best for them. Emma enjoyed window shopping and exploring the coastal villages of Maine. She is survived by her parents, Ralph and Marian Ford; her husband, Scott Jones; her children, Liam, Sean, and Madeleine Jones; and a half-brother, Robert Ford, of St. Louis. A memorial service will be held at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church Street, Augusta, on Sunday January 27, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with Emmaís family on the obituary page of our website at

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