Age 95, passed away in her sleep on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Born June 18, 1918 to James and Alva (Cotton) Vest in Wollum, Arkansas. She married Perry Jones April 24, 1937. They moved to Riddle, Oregon, in 1952. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Perry, brother Clovis, sisters Zola and Hazel, granddaughters, Judi Ann Jones and Lori Jones, Daughter-in-law Mary Jones.
She is survived by her sons Richard of Azalea, Or, and Walter of Riddle, Or. Granddaughters Pattie, Jody, Jenny, Adria and Stephanie. Great-grandchildren Samuel, Benjamin, Thomas, Roy, Jessi, Gabe, Isabelle, and Leah. Great-great-granddaughter Lily Skye.
She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Riddle, OR. She was devoted to her church family, visiting shut-ins and driving and helping those in need. After retiring from U.S. National Bank in Myrtle Creek, Or, she enjoyed traveling in the motor home with her husband and seeing Gods Creation! A celebration of life will be held on July 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at 833 E Street, Riddle, OR. All who knew and loved “Gen” are invited. PLEASE BRING MEMORIES!