Sarah J. Jones
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah J. Jones, who died yesterday. will be held Wednesday
morning at 11 o'clock in the First Presbyterian Church, conducted by the pastor. the
Rev. Robert B. Guthrie. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.
Mrs. Jones was the widow of Joseph H. Jones, who preceded her in death a number of years.
Before marriage she was Sarah J. Barkalow, daughter of D. G. and Mariah Beach Barkalow,
and she was born in Shelby county, Ohio, April 23, 1850.
Her age at the time of death was 83 years, six months and 14 days.
In 1867 she was united in marriage with Joseph H. Jones, and they located on a farm near
Ataliss, Iowa. Two sons were born to their union, George of Hayden, Colo., and Henry W. of
Mt. Vernon, who survives. One grand-daughter survives.
In 1892 the family moved to a farm near Mt. Vernon, and later came to Mt. Vernon.
When a young woman, Mrs. Jones united with the Presbyterian Church and remained a faithful
member until the end, attending services whenever possible.
Mrs. Jones' nieces, Mrs. Frank Beveridge and Mrs. George Moore of Muscatine, Iowa, and
Mrs. Maida Nachbar of Atla, Iowa were with here at the time of her death, and have been
with her some time.
Submitted by; Ken Richardson