Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Collinses in:
 • Memorial Park Cemetery
 • Mason City
 • Cerro Gordo County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Mary Ellen ""Ellen"" Jones Collins
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 17, 1912
Ventura
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 2007
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA

Daughter of Hugh Michael and Mary Ellen (Blakney) Jones. Married to Maynard LeRoy Collins, Dec 21, 1933.
Children: Richard Clyde
Raymond Dale
After high school graduation, she stayed at home to help her mother on the family farm. After marriage, Mary Ellen & Maynard farmed in the Chapin & Swaledale area for a number of years. After they quit farming she went to work at Mercy Hospital as a nursing assistant for eight years. She later worked at Park Hospital in the surgery dept. until retirement at age 65. After staying home for one year, she then went to work at Good Shepherd until age of 82. She volunteered for both Mercy Hospital and Good Shepherd.
Mary Ellen was a loving mother and loved people. She enjoyed sewing and made many beautiful quilts that she gave to relatives. She liked to knit and crochet and made many afghans. She and her husband loved to travel and go camping. She especially liked taking her 2 grandsons camping and fishing. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Michael Jones (1872 - 1942)
  Mary Ellen Blakney Jones (1873 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Maynard L Collins (1911 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hugh Ivan Jones (1895 - 1946)*
  Charles Thomas Jones (1898 - 1990)*
  Florence Marilla Jones White (1900 - 1984)*
  James Wesley Jones (1902 - 1972)*
  Martin David Jones (1904 - 1999)*
  Martha Jane Jones Paulsen (1904 - 1999)*
  Robert Leo Jones (1909 - 2003)*
  Sarah Viola Jones Aamodt (1911 - 1998)*
  Mary Ellen Jones Collins (1912 - 2007)
  William Richard Jones (1915 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Arlene Jones-Swenson
Originally Created by: Gwen Miller
Record added: Jul 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54550147
Mary Ellen Ellen <i>Jones</i> Collins
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Steven Tynan
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Remembering Aunt Ellen
- Arlene Jones-Swenson
 Added: May. 19, 2014
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service