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Helen Shirley Byers Jones
Birth: Jan. 1, 1892
Charleston
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1990
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Only child of Richard Byers and Alvena Amelia "Winnie" (Borchelt).

Wife of Vernie Allen (V.A.) Jones. Mother to 3 sons: R. Earl, Herschel, Wayne; and one daughter, Shirley.

A graduate of Eastern Illinois University, a teacher for many years in a one-room school in Jasper County, IL, and an active member of many women's organizations. After V.A.'s death, she moved to Columbus, Georgia and went on many travels and cruises. She moved back to Illinois many years later and spent the last few years of her life there. She was a quiet, unassuming and gentle woman, respected and loved by all.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard E Byers (1869 - 1925)
  Alvena Amelia Borchelt Byers (1870 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Vernie Allen Jones (1890 - 1959)*
 
 Children:
  Raymond Earl Jones (1916 - 1992)*
  Herschel Allen Jones (1918 - 2003)*
  Wayne Donald Jones (1924 - 2003)*
  Shirley June Jones Mellinger (1927 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westlawn Cemetery
Newton
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: BjJ
Record added: Apr 09, 2007
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Thinking of you today, Grandma.
- BjJ
 Added: May. 11, 2014

- GeorgiaCA
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
Belated birthday wishes to Grandma....always remembered!
- BjJ
 Added: Jan. 13, 2014
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