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Annabelle Kathleen Jones, age 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Mount Ayr Health Center in Mount Ayr, IA.
Annabelle was born June 17, 1932 in Lenox, IA to Byron and Eva (Shelman) Brown.
She married Robert Duane Jones on September 16, 1967. She was a resident of the Des Moines area for most of her life.
She worked as a secretary and cashier for 25 years at Morris Plan, retiring in 1978.
She was a member of Staves United Methodist Church and VFW Auxiliary Post #9662. Annabelle was a volunteer at Living History Farms, Lutheran Hospital and the Blood Center of Iowa.
She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Annabelle was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Jones; her son, Jeffrey Robert Jones; her father, Byron Jennings Brown; her mother, Eva Glendplin Roselee (Shelman) Brown; her sisters, Veda, Marcella and Lorraine; her brothers, Virgil and Charles; her nephews, Allan Miller, Jim Johnson, and Robert Holmes; and her niece, Sandy Johnson.
Services was held at Staves United Methodist Church, 2747 Madison Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317 on Friday, July 16, 2021. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed immediately by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial was at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, IA on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
Contributions may be directed to VFW Post #9662 Ladies Auxiliary, or Stave United Methodist Church in loving memory of Annabelle.
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