Marilyn came from Muskegon to Ft. Wayne and she was brought there to strengthen the Daisiy pitching staff. Jonesy was a fan favorite around the league.
Marilyn (Jones) "Jonesy" Doxey, 88, Bradenton, passed away July 22, 2015. Mrs. Doxey was born April 5, 1927 in Providence, RI. The daughter of Markham F. and Edna V. (Rylander) Jones who preceded her in death. Her brothers Robert E. and Norman M. and sister, Beverly A. also preceded her in death.
On November 21, 1969 she was married to Homer ''Bud'' Doxey who passed away April 25, 1999. She lived in the Kalamazoo area from 1950 until 1984. Before her retirement, she worked for the Telephone Co. for 31 years. From 1948 through 1954, she played for the All American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Surviving are two stepsons and a sister-in-law. There are also two nephews and a niece surviving. Her wishes were to be cremated with her ashes spread in Lake Michigan.
Memorial Service 11 AM Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the Westminster Manor Chapel. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in charge.
Author: Bradenton (FL) Herald
Contributed By: Merrie Fidler
Copyright: Bradenton (FL) Herald 7/26/2015