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Helen Shirley Byers Jones
Birth: Jan. 1, 1892
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1990
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 in 1911, a teacher for many years in a one-room school in Jasper County, IL, and an active member of many women's organizations and Eastern Star. 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.

Family links: 
  Richard E Byers (1869 - 1925)
  Alvena Amelia Borchelt Byers (1870 - 1940)
  Vernie Allen Jones (1890 - 1959)*
  Raymond Earl Jones (1916 - 1992)*
  Herschel Allen Jones (1918 - 2003)*
  Wayne Donald Jones (1924 - 2003)*
  Shirley June Jones Mellinger (1927 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Westlawn Cemetery
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Apr 09, 2007
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- Darrin Moore
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
Thinking of you today, Grandma.
- BjJ
 Added: May. 11, 2014

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