Helen E. Jones, 89, Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at Villa Marie Nursing Home in Jefferson City. She was born April 15, 1921, in Barnett, Mo., the daughter of John and Emma (Porch) Routon. She was married June 5, 1938, in California, Mo. to Dwight G. Jones, who preceded her in death March 25, 2010. She was member of the First Christian Church of Eldon. She was also a member of the Christian Women's Fellowship and the Quilting Club. She loved needlepoint, quilting, cooking, reading, bluegrass music and spending the winters in Arizona. Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in law, Wayne and Rita Jones, Jefferson City and Gail and Nancy Jones, Jefferson City; five grandchildren and spouses, Stephanie and Mark Buschmann, Missy and Shawn Cannon, Jennifer and John Haley, Kristi and Matt Johnson and Charlie Jones; six great-grandchildren; Haley and Dylan Buschmann, Maddie and Josh Cannon and Kaleb and Kristopher Haley. Visitation will be 12 - 2 p.m. Saturday February 19, 2011, at Phillips Funeral Home, Eldon. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the funeral home, with Rev. Shirley Williams and Rev. Walter Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens, Barnett, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church of Eldon, Mo. Building Fund or to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.phillipsfuneralhomeeldon.com
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