|Birth: ||Jul. 11, 1944|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2011|
West Des Moines
Edward Hamlin ("Ned") Jones, Jr. died of cancer February 24, 2011 at the age of 66 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Visitation will be Monday, February 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn's Chapel, with a Masonic service to follow at the end of the visitation. The funeral service will be Tuesday, March 1 at 10:30 am at Plymouth Congregational Church with burial to follow in the Masonic Cemetery.
Ned Jones was born July 11, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Edward and Nancy (nee Kengla) Jones. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines and received his B.S. degree from Buena Vista University.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Marilyn (nee Libby) Jones and by his sons, Ted Jones of Des Moines and Tom (Susan) Jones of Charlotte, North Carolina. He is also survived by his mother, Nancy K. Jones of Des Moines; seven grandchildren, Forrest, Alyanna, Edward, Casey, Douglas, Mackenzie and Jacob; two sisters, Deborah (Jerry) Thornton of Des Moines and Abigail (David) Nash of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; brother-in-law, David (Bonnie) Libby of West Des Moines, and sister-in-law, Kathleen (Dennis) Murphy of Des Moines, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Hamlin Jones.
Ned worked for Taylor Industries for nearly 20 years and more recently for The Waldinger Corporation. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Waveland Park Lodge, the Des Moines Consistory and Za-Ga-Zig Shrine, and was a member of the Des Moines Pioneer Club. He was also a member of the American Contract Bridge League and of Plymouth Congregational Church.
Special and heartfelt thanks to the many friends who comforted Ned and Marilyn and their family over the past five months. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Matthew McCoy Memorial Scholarship, c/o UNI Foundation, 205 Commons, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0282 or to a charity of the donor's choice.
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Edward Hamlin Jones (1917 - 1986)
Created by: Lisa Trevino(pettit)
Record added: Feb 27, 2011
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