Ruby Leona Jones was born on September 26, 1943 to Horce and Essie Mae Bradley in Longview, TX. She was married to Charles C. Jones on July 20, 1957 and mothered five children. Ruby passed away on June 25, 2020 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Ruby began her career in hospitality and worked as a housekeeper at Hyatt Regency Hotel, as well as the Presbyterian Church. She also careered in retail at several Kansas City thrift stores for many years, while being a homemaker as well.
She retired from Alphapointe for the bling, where she worked as an assembler. Ruby was a member of the Swope Parkway Church of Christ and belonged to several organizations; such as, kitchedn care staff, food pantry, and the Samaritan Sisters. One of Ruby’s favorite hobbies was to read various novels; she also liked to watch her soap operas.
Ruby is proceeded in death by her husband, Charles C. Jones; both parents; one son, Tony Lynn Jones; three sisters, Marie Griffin, Juanita James and Essie Louis Byrdsong; and one brother, Albert Booth.
She leaves to cherish her three sons; Charles L. Jones (Mary) of Mountaintop, Pennsylvania, Jesse R. Jones (Traci) of Grandview, MO, Joseph B. Jones of Houston, TX; one daughter, Wanderer A. Palma of Kansas City, MO; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 2nd at Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Visitation 9:00 A.M. Interment Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery.
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