Rose Ellen Jones of Potosi, MO was born June 18, 1927 in Ebo, Missouri a daughter to the late Jesse Edward Rowe and Carrie Alice (Lyons) Rowe. Rose departed this life Friday August 23, 2019 having reached the age of 92 years, 2 months and 5 days.
On March 17, 1946 Rose was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Jones.
Rose is survived by two sons Robert “Bob” Jones and wife Nancy of Washington, MO, Jimmy Jones and wife Debora of Washington, MO, two daughters Alice Paulette Portell and husband Gary of Fenton, MO, Vicki Schulze and fiancé David Taylor of St. Peters, MO, one sister Norma Dale Shadrach of O’fallon, MO, nine grandchildren Douglas Jones, Jennifer Patrick, Marcus Portell, Larissa Saale, Shelly Struckhoff, Erin Berry, Joshua Schulze, Daniel Schulze, Jeremiah Schulze, eighteen great grandchildren Emmaline, Megan, Charlotte, Samuel, Tate, Avery, Jane, Eli, Rowan, Jocelyn, Hannah, Molly, Sydney, Rebecca, Henry, Walter, Emma and Ryder.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, Rose was preceded in death by three brothers Ed Rowe, Tom Rowe and Floyd Rowe
Rose was a loving, giving and kind lady helping anyone in need. Rose was very active in the community being in multiple organizations. Rose worked for many years at Brown Shoe and was a very active member of the VFW Post 6996 Aux and its former president. Rose worked the election polls every season and volunteered at the Sayers Senior Center, in addition to being in the Red Hat Society. Rose loved her family, dancing and working outside at her home, especially her garden. Roses’ kindness, love and generosity will be missed by not only her family, but the community she adored. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VFW Post 6996 Aux, Potosi Elks Backpack Program and the Sayers Senior Center.