Mary Jones

Saturday, January 12, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Helen Jones, 93, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at her home.

She was born June 23, 1908, daughter of George and Eva Mae Lile Sr. She and Barney Jones were married Nov. 7, 1925, at Sikeston. He died June 3, 1972.

Jones was affiliated with Sikeston Community Baptist Church and a member of its Ladies Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a son, J.C. Jones of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Emma Richter of Sikeston; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, four brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sikeston Community Church. The Rev. Dolan Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.