Chester (Chett) Franklin
Chester Franklin Jones, long-time resident of the Grande Prairie area, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at the age of 65 years. Chett was born to Patricia and Evan Jones on November 7, 1949 in High Prairie, AB. The family moved to Notch Hill, BC where Chett attended school. Chett had always enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hunting and quadding. Throughout his life he worked at various jobs from sawmills in BC, to the oilfield in Alberta. Chett is survived by his son Jeff (Karma) and their daughters Danielle and Raylin of Red Deer; mother Patricia of Rimbey; brother George (Karen) of Grande Prairie; sisters: Lillian (Donald) Duke, of Rimbey, Kay (Ted) Loshney of Armstrong, BC, Donna (Frank) Gentry Williams Lake, BC, Linda (Clarence) Huggins of Beiseker, AB and Lucille (Norman) Johnson of Rimbey, AB., nieces and nephews. As per Chett’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no service will be held. A gathering of friends to honor Chett’s life will be held at George and Karen Jones’ home on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. A memorial was held at the Rimbey Legion Hall, Tuesday Oct. 27/2015.
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