Mary Jones

Posted 3/24/20

BARRY, Ill. - Mary V. Jones, 73, of Bowling Green, Mo., passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Ill. She was a nurse

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Mary Jones

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BARRY, Ill. - Mary V. Jones, 73, of Bowling Green, Mo., passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Ill. She was a nurse

The funeral service is private and interment is at Crown Hill Cemetery, Ridge Farm. Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 22, 1946, the daughter of the late Denver and Sarah Walthall Walker.  She married Philip Jones March 13, 1966, and he preceded her in death on June 12, 2015.

She is survived by her sons, Bruce (Ursula) Jones of Barry and Frank (Krista Willis) Jones of Curryville, Mo.; grandchildren, Ashley Jones and Levi Jones, both of Barry; brothers, John (Deann) Walker of Rapid City, S.D., and Robert Walker of Danville; and special friend, Dick Stephens of Kinderhook.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Denver Walker.

Mrs. Jones graduated from Ridge Farm High School and attended Danville Area Community College where she received her LPN degree. She then went to school at MacMurray College in Jacksonville and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. 

She worked at St. John’s Hospital until retiring in 2006.  After retirement, she worked at Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, Mo.  During her entire career, she also farmed with her husband, Philip.

Mrs. Jones enjoyed baking, working in her vegetable garden and canning.  She loved muscle cars and owned several Camaros in her lifetime. She was a hardworking, honest and devoted mother. She was very caring, always putting others before herself.

Memorial donations may be made to the Pike County Animal Shelter. 

Online condolences at www.nieburfh.com