Nancy Ridlon Jones

July 2, 1933May 4, 2018

Eliot, ME- Nancy R. Jones, 84, of Clark Road, passed away on May 4, 2018 at her residence. She was born on July 2, 1933 in Portland, a daughter of Elwood W. and Winnifred (Marston) Ridlon. Nancy lived in South Portland and Yarmouth as a child. She graduated from North Yarmouth Academy in 1951 where she was valedictorian of her class, and New England Deaconess School of Nursing in 1954. On October 15, 1955, she married a former high school classmate, Everett Lee Jones. She and Everett lived in Bowdoinham and later moved to Eliot. Nancy was a former Girl Scout leader. She enjoyed gardening, attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, lighthouses and being near the ocean. She was pre-deceased by her husband July 28, 2017. She is survived by daughters, Katherine J. Bachelder and her husband Peter of Ellsworth, ME; Cheryl J. Watson and her husband John of Eliot, ME; grandchildren, Jeff A. Main and his wife Nicole of Eliot, Heather A. White and her wife Trista of South Berwick, ME, Chelsea K. Watson of South Berwick, ME; Great-grandchildren, Shelby Watson Dupuis of South Berwick, ME; brother, Charles (Chuck) Ridlon and his wife Sally of Durham, ME; brother in-law, Melvin (Wimpy) Jones and his wife Patti of Yarmouth, ME; sister in-law, Joanne Jones of Scarborough, ME. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and grand dogs Lakota and Brady. A visiting hour will be held from 10-11 am on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth, ME, followed by a funeral service at 11 am. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Yarmouth. The family wishes to thank the staff at Beacon Hospice, especially Nancy’s nurse, Claudia Watson and her Health Aide Tonya. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Jimmy Fund ( or a charity of one’s choice. Please visit to sign Nancy’s online guest book.


  • Everett Lee Jones, Husband
  • Katherine J. Bachelder, Daughter
  • Peter Bachelder, Son-in-law
  • Cheryl J. Watson, Daughter
  • John Watson, Son-in-law
  • Jeff A. Main, Grandson
  • Nicole Main, Jeff's Wife
  • Heather A. White, Granddaughter
  • Trista ., Heather's Wife
  • Chelsea K. Watson, Granddaughter
  • Shelby Watson Dupuis, Great Granddaughter
  • Charles (Chuck) Ridlon, Brother
  • Sally Ridlon, Sister-in-law
  • Melvin (Wimpy) Jones, Brother-in-law
  • Patti Jones, Sister-in-law
  • Joanne Jones, Sister-in-law
  • Lakota ., Grand Dog
  • Brady ., Grand dog


  • Funeral Service Friday, May 11, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, May 11, 2018

Nancy Ridlon Jones

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May 9, 2018

To All of the Family of the Jones,

My family would like to share our deepest sympathy to all of you for your loss. May she rest in peace!

The Merrill Family

dick and harriet philbrick

May 9, 2018

Nancy and Buck were the very best of neighbors!!! Many a summer day Nancy would knock on the
door with an armload of gorgeous flowers from their own wonderful garden---so thoughtful and
so appreciated!!! Lovely neighbors, they will be greatly missed---
Dick and Harriet Philbrick
Clark Rd.