Kenneth H. Jones July 19, 1940 -- Oct. 21, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

Kenneth H. Jones of Aurora passed away at his home on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

He was born on July 19, 1940, in Eureka Springs. He attended school there and on May 7, 1960, was joined in marriage to Bertha June Pyles of Elk Ranch. They moved to Springfield, Mo., in 1965, where he obtained his journeyman's plumbing license and was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 178 for 37 years in the Springfield-Aurora, Mo., area.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Lorene Jones of Eureka Springs, and a sister, Mary Ellen Bohannan of Bentonville.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, June Jones; one son, Kenneth L. Jones and wife, Charlene of Aurora; one daughter, Peg Agee of Verona; one brother, Bobby Jones and wife Delores of Pea Ridge; as well as three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 2:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Spring River Cemetery.