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Viola Jones

Posted August 22, 2013 in Ankeny, Obituaries

May 13, 1925 – August 20, 2013

Viola Jones

Viola Jones

Viola May Jones, 88, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.

A celebration life for Viola and Richard Jones will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines, Iowa. Following graveside services a reception will be held at the Perkins’ house.

Viola May Ross was born on May 13, 1925 in Runnells, Iowa to Dave and Lillian Ross. She grew up in Des Moines and attended school at North High. On January 17, 1942 Richard and Viola Jones were united in marriage and blessed with two daughters, Sharon and Judy. Viola had a love for cooking and worked as a cook at Veteran’s Auditorium for 20 years. She also thought dearly of her family at Courtyard Estates.

Survivors include her daughters, Sharon (Danny) Perkins and Judy (Cary) Bissell; grandchildren, Steve, Kevin (Holly), Tim (Kelly), Nicole (Norm), Cherelle, Gary, Trevor, Karl, and Kim; great-grandchildren, Amanda, Brittney, Hannah, Roman, Astor, Alexis, Lauren, Leyla, Landon, Charisma, and Calypso; brother-in-law/son, Dennis (Dyanne) Jones; and sisters-in-law, Phyllis Webb, Hazel Jones, and Mary Jones.

Viola was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Richard.

Information provided by:
Ankeny Funeral Home and Crematory
1510 West First Street
Ankeny, IA 50021

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