Dec. 20, 1919 - April 17, 2009
CAMBRIDGE -- Helen M. Jones, 89, died Friday (April 17, 2009) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
She was born east of Cambridge in Furnas County on Dec. 20, 1919, to Alfred and Hilma (Olson) Johnson. Helen graduated from Cambridge High School in 1938. She worked on the farm with her family for several years after graduation.
On Feb. 20, 1940, she was united in marriage to Marion E. Jones. He preceded her in death in Oct. 28, 1989.
Helen and Marion lived on the farm south of Cambridge until 1966, when they retired and moved to town. Helen enjoyed gardening and playing cards.
Helen was a 74-year member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, many circles, East Valley Club and the JUG (Just Us Girls) Club.
She was the first resident of the Cambridge Assisted Living Facility in 2001.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marion; three brothers, Claude, Roy and Lester; and two sisters, Grace Olson and Lucille Hilton --Williamson.
Survivors include her daughter, Connie and husband, Tracy Deminski of Omaha; two sons, Walter and wife, Joyce Jones of Des Moines, Iowa and Larry Jones of Cambridge; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at Trinity United Methodist Church in Cambridge on Tuesday at 10:30 with the Rev. Tim Burke officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery of Cambridge.
Memorials may be left in her name at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge to the Cambridge Senior Center or the Assisted Living Facility.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of arrangements