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Ursula Ruth Jones, American health educator, consultant. Certified teacher, Mississippi; registered Emergency Medical Technician. Recipient Outstanding Volunteer award American Red Cross, 1979, 80, 81, Outstand Dedication award American Red Cross, 1987, Devotion in Teaching award American Red Cross, 1989, Lifesaver award American Cancer Society, 1988, 89, Outstanding Achievement in Drug Prevention award DREAM of Mississippi, 1990.


Jones, Ursula Ruth was born on August 22, 1950 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States.


Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1972. Emergency Medical Technician, Pearl River Junior College, 1977. Master of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1981.


Teacher physical education, Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1972-1979;teacher life science, Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1978-1979;coach, Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1974-1991;teacher elementary health/drug education, Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1979-1991;teacher English, Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1992-1994;teacher health, Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, since 1994. Sports photographer Hattiesburg Public Schools, 1975-1977, drug education coordinator, 1979-1991. Drug education consultant University of Southern Mississippi, 1980-1982, 90.

Workshop leader, since 1972.


Charter member, photographer Hattiesburg Area History Society, since 1973. Member Hattiesburg Zoological Society, since 1992. Life member Girl Scouts United States of America.

Member University of Southern Mississippi Alumni (life), National Peer Helpers Association, Alpha DeltaKappa (chaplain since 1974), Delta Kappa Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, writing, doll collecting, yard work.


Daughter of A J and Ruth Jacqueline (Polk) J.