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Genevieve Jones

Posted August 27, 2013 in Obituaries, West Des Moines

March 7, 1923 – August 24, 2013

Genevieve Jones

Genevieve Jones

Genevieve Vance Jones, 90, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2013. She was born in Dunbar, West Virginia and raised in Heizer Creek, West Virginia. She came from a large family.

Genevieve was married to Cole Junior Jones. Genevieve was a homemaker and raised three children. Later in life she moved to Monticello, Indiana and then in 1982, moved to the Des Moines and Adel areas.

Genevieve will be missed by her very close daughter Mary Lou Sigler (Jones-Coen) and her husband Gerald Sigler of Adel; daughter Dolly Jones of Des Moines; son Danny (Anny) Jones of Jenison, MI; granddaughter Tammy Jo (Keith) Cooper of Xenia, OH; grandson Jeffrey David Coen; two sisters Della Heath of Marion, OH and Gladys Swihart of Sun City, AZ; grandchildren; great grandchildren and many, many relatives.

She is preceded in death by former husband Cole Junior Jones; her parents Lydia and Herman Vance; sister and brother-in-law Sylvia and Delmar Karnes; sister Laura Vance Lane; and brother and sister-in-law Ernest and Katherine Vance.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be shared at

Cremation rites have been accorded and services are planned for later date.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Dunn’s Chapel
2121 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312

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