Mary Jeannine Jones

March 23, 1932 ‒ May 08, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Mary Jeannine Jones passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and close friends, May 8, 2014. Jeannine was born March 23, 1932 to the late Charles and Nellmae (Sampson) Dunn in Kermit, WV. The family moved to Marion, Ohio where she graduated from St. Mary’s High School, class of 1949, and Columbus Medical Technical School. She worked for many years in nursing and Home Health Care in Marion. For Jeannine, laughter was the best medicine. She saw humor everywhere in life, and had a special talent for helping you find your sense of humor in any circumstance. She loved gardening and her green thumb provided the most beautiful flowers. In 2002, Jeannine moved to Tempe, AZ to live with her daughter and family where she was a member of the Tempe book club and Red Hats. She is survived by her husband, William (Bill) Jones, daughters, Denise Hoffman and Karen Laboy, son-in-law, Jose Laboy, four grandchildren, Sarah and Bryan Hoffman, Conrad and Madison Laboy and five great-grandchildren, sister, Kay Lamb and sister-in-law Mary Dunn, many nieces, nephews and great friends. She touched all our lives with her wit and sense of humor. She will always remain in our hearts. Jeannine was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law Charles “Buddy” and Caroline Dunn; sister and brother-in-law Shannon and Jim Seiter; brother, James “Jimmy” Dunn; brother-in-law Bud Lamb and nephew Steve Lamb. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at St. Mary Church with a Funeral Mass following at 10 a.m. with Father Thomas Buffer presiding. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Jeannine (Dunn) Jones to Lungs on the Run fund at 5641 Union Centre Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069. Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors are assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

  • To all of Jeaninne’s family especially our dearest friends, Jose, Karen, Conrad and Madison. May God grant you peace and comfort during this time. We know your Mom is in a wonderful home now and not suffering with pain any longer. Hold onto all the wonderful memories she left with you. Also all of her advice. She was filled with knowledge and loved to share. Always enjoyed her positive outlook on life and her laughs! Love all of you, Dan and Judy