Elenor JONES Sprouse finds Mr and Mrs Titus Jones Dead in Bed - 2
AGED COUPLE ASPHYXIATED (Continued from Page 1) has been absent from duty about three months, due to a nervous breakdown. He notified the police department department and officers hurried to the home. The bodies of both Mr. and Mrs. Jones were later taken to the Criss funeral home in West Main street. The elder Mr. Jones met with misfortune last May, when he fell at his home and fractured his hip. He was under treatment in the City hospital for several months and then returned to his home. During his days of activity activity Mr. Jones was a farmer. Coroner Dr. G. W. Sapp said death was due to accidental suffocation suffocation by monoxide fumes. Titus R. Jones was born Feb. 28, 1851, in Newark township, the son of John and Rachel Jones. He lived all his life in Newark township and was a retired farmer. farmer. He came to Newark 10 years ago. His first wife, Ellen (Morris) Jones, preceded him in death in 1900, and in March, 1908, he was married to Alice Andrews. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Elmer Elmer Sprouse of the home, 446 Park avenue, and a son, John M. Jones, of the local police department. department. He was a brother of the late Rees R. Jones, and is the last of his immediate family. Mrs. Jones was the daughter of Thomas Andrews and was born July 4, 1858, in Licking county. One brother, Henry Andrews of the Wilkins Run road, survives. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were members members of the Plymouth Congregational Congregational church. The bodies will be taken to the home late this afternoon, and Tuesday morning will be returned returned to Criss Brothers' funeral home. A double funeral will be held in the chapel there Tuesday at 2 p. m., conducted by Rev. George Stoeckmann. Burial will be made in the Welsh Hills cemetery. cemetery.