Mary Jones

December 09, 1931 ‒ May 27, 2016

Galion, Ohio

Mary R. Jones, 84, of Galion passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.

Born December 9, 1931 in Richland County she was the daughter of George P. and Violet (Bodkins) Rivers. She married Jessie B. Jones, Sr. on June 28, 1952 and he preceded her on December 23, 2002.

She attended South View Baptist Church in Galion and was an avid reader.

She is survived by two sons, Jessie (Vicki) Jones of Johnsville and John P. Jones of Galion; four grandchildren, Robert (Charlotte) Snyder, Amanda Bush and Derik Flynn, Michelle Simpson, Melissa (Jordan) Kandel; eight great-grandchildren, Hunter Snyder, Megan Simpson, Kevan Hughett, Chloe Simpson, Madison Simpson, Kaden Simpson, Kira Bush and Braylin Kandel and one brother, Robert (Linda) Rivers of Mansfield.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one daughter, Catherine Bush, three sisters, Helen Edmundson, Gladys McCulley and Myrtie Whitt and three brothers, James, Max and Carl Rivers.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 with her nephew Bill Rivers, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to South View Baptist Church, the Relay for Life or HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Mary Jones, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • John–so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts are with you during this trying to time. She was always a pleasure to take care of.

  • John,
    We were sorry to learn of your Mother’s passing. She was a very dear lady .Our thoughts & prayers are with you and Jesse’s family.