October 1, 1930 - May 26, 2016
Geraldine (Jerri) Pitcher Jonas returned to our Heavenly Father on May 26, 2016. She was born October 1, 1930 in Smithfield, Utah to Mary Geraldine Fulkerson and Ronald Nelson Pitcher. She grew up in Smithfield and graduated from North Cache High School in Richmond, Utah in 1948. She married Ellis Seth Jonas August 18, 1947. They were later sealed in the LDS Logan Utah Temple on April 24, 1964. She was very industrious and resourceful in all she did. She spent many hours working in her flowers gardens, surrounding herself with the beauty they brought. She took many horticulture and flower design classes at Utah State University prior to opening Jerri’s Floral and Greenhouse in 1976. Her successful business lasted for over 24 years before she retired. Jerri was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as Relief Society President, Primary President, and as a counselor in the Stake Young Women’s Presidency along with many other callings. She served an LDS full-time mission with her husband, Ellis Seth Jonas, in the Arkansas Little Rock Mission from 1993-1994. She was very active in community service for Smithfield and Cache County. She played a big part in designing and making floats for Smithfield Health Days. She was known and appreciated by all who knew for her willingness to serve. She is our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, wife and friend. She is proceeded in death by her husband, Ellis Seth Jonas; her sons, Kent Ronald Jonas and Dan Ellis Jonas; parents, Mary Geraldine Fulkerson and Ronald Nelson Pitcher. She is survived by her children, Mary Lou Jonas (Jarel Hoyt), Julie Ann Jonas (Darnell Kowallis), and Ronald Nelson Jonas (Denise Chambers); and sisters, Faye Pitcher (Don Schiess) and Jenness Pitcher Pond. She has 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 4, 2016 the LDS meetinghouse at 79 East 200 South, in Smithfield, Utah. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 PM on June 3, 2016, at the Nelson Funeral Home located at 85 South Main Street in Smithfield, Utah. There will be a viewing for family and friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM prior to the services at the church. She will be laid to rest in the Smithfield City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com.
Geraldine (Jerri) Pitcher Jonas returned to our Heavenly Father on May 26, 2016. She was born October 1, 1930 in Smithfield, Utah to Mary Geraldine Fulkerson and Ronald Nelson Pitcher. She grew up in Smithfield and graduated from North Cache... View Obituary & Service Information
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