Ruth Marie Jones
Danner Funeral Home
Ruth Marie Jones, 91, passed away Thursday, August 21st, in Abilene. She was born September 16, 1922 in the Moonlight Community northeast of Abilene; the daughter of Charles and Anna (Waterstrat) Leach.
Growing up in the area, Ruth Marie attended local schools and graduated from Chapman High Schools with the class of 1940.
On November 5, 1941, she was married to Clarence A. Jones in the Presbyterian parsonage in Abilene. Most all of their married life was spent farming in the Sutphen Mill Community before moving to Abilene in 1996. He preceded her in death, December 22, 2009.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Arthur and a brother, Edward.
Son: David (A.J.) Jones, Abilene
Graveside services will be held 10:30 AM Monday, August 25th, at the Liberty Cemetery, west of Upland, with Pastor Lindsey Brummer officiating.
Interment will follow in the Liberty Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Dickinson County 4-H Foundation.
They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.