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.

  • Dear Judy and Family,
    So sad to see Barb pass on. She was a wonderful woman, an inspiration. May you find comfort in your memories and in the prayers of friends. One things I know for sure, she loved each one of you with all her heart. God Bless! Mike and Mary Ann Haughton

    • Thank you Mary Ann and Mike. She was a very special lady and the best Mother anyone could ask for. She will be greatly missed. I’m glad Mary Ann was able to come to the calling hours.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. Barb was a wonderful & thoughtful lady. I enjoyed working with her at the hospital auxiliary several years ago. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Diana Snyder

  • Judy

    My sympathy to you and your family at the passing of your Mother. She was such a wonderful lady and will be greatly missed.

    Fond and caring thoughts,
    Carol Navin

  • Judy –

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Tammy Carne

  • I was blessed to have had the opportunity to serve Barbara as a caregiver. She was the sweetest person and I will miss her. Peace be with your family.

  • I am so very sorry for your loss of a very special lady! She was one of a kind! I had a phone conversation with Barb, a couple of weeks ago. So glad I had the opportunity to talk with her one last time.

    My thoughts and prayers are with all you family.

    Sue Harwell

  • Judy,
    So sorry to hear about your Mom. It was so nice to see you and Barb in April at my Mom’s visitation. I hope you had some wonderful last few months and time with here. We are thinking of you. Craig Jones along with Scott, Joyce and Sandy.

  • Judy,

    I was very sad to see this in the paper today. Your mom and dad were great neighbors growing up on Westwood Drive. I remember many afternoons talking and doing jigsaw puzzles on their sun porch. So sorry for you loss.

    My Condolences,

  • I was sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. I knew her through Girl Scouts at Elwood and worked with her in the KCH Auxiliary. She was a wonderful person, always kind and helpful. God be with her family and friends at this sad time. Betty Spearman

  • I am so sorry , you are in my prayers. Barb was in my Circle –



    I am so sorry , I am really going to miss her, we were in the same circle- UMW- for many years, she was great to work with- we had lots of fun also. She talked about her famil y often, she was very proud of all. I am sorry I couldnt make to her memorial service, I got up sick that morning. You are in my prayers,