Barbara Marion Jones
March 17, 1927 ‒ September 30, 2015
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Barbara Marion Jones, 88, of Mount Vernon, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. She was born on March 17, 1927 in Youngstown, Ohio to William Lloyd and Marion (Woolf) Jones. Barbara was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, where she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
In addition to cherishing the time spent with her family and friends, she was an active member of Gay St. United Methodist Church for many years where she held numerous leadership roles on the Board of Trustees, United Methodist Women and several other committees. Barbara was also a member of the Sorosis Club, a long-time member of the Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary and was an enthusiastic bridge player.
Barbara is survived by her son Thomas (Susan) Jones of Springboro, a daughter, Judy Jones of Mount Vernon, grandsons, Darrin (Jamie) Jones of Wooster, Keith Jones of Cincinnati, Michael Jones of Toledo, great-grandchildren, Abbigail and Riley Jones and a daughter-in-law, Deborah Hamilton of Mount Vernon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years, Carl G. Jones Jr., a son, Carl Jones III, two sisters, Beatrice Gundry and Carole Marshall.
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. A service celebrating the life of Barbara Jones will be held on Monday at 11:00 am at Gay St. United Methodist Church, 18 N. Gay St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 with the Rev. Denise Marikis officiating. The family will observe a private burial.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd. Mount Vernon, OH 43050 or Gay St. United Methodist Church.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Barbara Marion Jones.