Thelma L. Jones, daughter of the late David and Hattie Murphey, was born at Bloomfield on May 28, 1915, and died at the Baptist Home in Ironton, Mo., on July 23, 2004 at age 89.
Jones had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield community but had been a resident of Ironton since 1996. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield. On Sept. 28, 1932, she was married to Henry Ward Jones, he preceded her in death on June 19, 1997. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Lou Easter, and one grandchild.
Survivors include one daughter, Joyce DeGonia of St. Louis, six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Chiles Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield Sunday from 1:30-3 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2004, at the funeral home with the Rev. Weldon Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the North Antioch Cemetery near Bloomfield.