MATILDA AGNES NASH JONES

MATILDA AGNES NASH WAS BORN JANUARY 15, 1866, AT MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA. SHE MARRIED DECEMBER 25, 1884, TO NEWTON JONES AND DIED AT THEIR HOME IN KELLERTON APRIL 16, 1924, AGED 58 YEARS, 3 MONTHS AND ONE DAY.  TEN CHILDREN WERE BORN TO MR. AND MRS. JONES. SINCE 1901 THE FAMILY HAS LIVED IN THE VICINITY OF KELLERTON. PREVIOUS TO THAT THEY MADE THEIR HOME IN GRANT CITY,MO.  OF THE TEN CHILDREN ONE GIRL DIED IN INFANCY AND ONE AT THE AGE OF TWO YEARS.  THE REMAINING CHILDREN ARE MAY STRING, MOUNT AYR; CHARLES JONES OF OSCEOLA; ABBIE SHIELDS OF KELLERTON; HARRY JONES OF COLUMBIA, MO., JOHN JONES OF FT. COOK, OMAHA, NE.; JIMMIE, ALBERT, AND MISS LOIS ALL OF KELLERTON.   THESE WITH THE BEREAVED HUSBAND NEWTON, HER AGED MOTHER, FOUR SISTERS AND SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN MOURN THE PASSING OF A LOVED ONE.  MRS. JONES WAS A MEMBER OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH FOR MANY YEARS. THE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO O’CLOCK AT THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, CONDUCTED BY THE PASTOR J.C. HARRIS, AND BURIAL MADE AT MOUNT AYR.

Leave a Comment