Jack and Betty Jones Scholarship Endowment
This fund was established in 2006 by Pamela Jones Sims and Howard Jones, children of Jack and Betty Jones.
Jack H. Jones was born March 2, 1926 and passed away March 24, 2002 at the age of 76. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Florida in 1951. He later served as director of pharmacy services for Tacachale, but came back to the university to become a Clinical Associate Professor at the College of Pharmacy. Jack was also a retired major for the U.S. Air Force.
Betty D. Jones was born July 14, 1929 and passed away November 5, 2004 at the age of 75. She was born in Hoboken, GA and had lived in Lake Park, GA for 12 years. Previously, she had lived in Gainesville for 13 years. She was active in Palma Ceia Baptist Church in Tampa, the First Baptist Church in Gainesville, the First Baptist Church in Tallahassee and the First Baptist Church in Valdosta, GA.
Betty was also a strong supporter of the Gators, the UF College of Pharmacy, and the UF Athletic Program. She was an active participant in her cancer survivors group and McLane’s New Hope Support Group. She was preceded in death by her husban