Helen Ann Jones


Mrs. Helen Ann Jones (nee: Hambach) of Manchester, MO, formally of Warren County, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023. She was born on March 23, 1927, in Pendleton, MO, to the late William and Rose (nee: Beller) Hambach. Helen had reached the age of 96 years.

Helen earned her Bachelor's degree and had a career in office management. She was united in marriage to Kent Jones and they spent many happy years together before his passing in 1970. This union was blessed with three children, Ronald, Dale and Geraldine. Helen was a very devoted Catholic and was very dedicated to her church, St. Jude's in St. Louis. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid traveler. She loved vacationing in the United States as well as traveling to Europe. She also enjoyed going on bus tours with her friends. Helen was also devoted to her family, loving and caring for each of them in her special way. She was the oldest of seven children, so she naturally had a caring and nurturing nature. She enjoyed the outdoors, taking a walk or just taking in the scenery. Helen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to many and will be deeply missed by all.

Helen Jones was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kent; one son, Ronald Jones; her parents, William and Rose Hambach; three siblings, John Hambach, Lawrence Hambach and wife Judy, Frances Krapf and husband Bob; brother-in-law Ray Burns; grandchild, Christopher Wahby and long time friend, Paul Dougherty. Helen is survived by her children, Dale Jones and wife Peggy and Geraldine (Joy) Jones and husband Richard; three siblings, Anthony (Tony) Hambach and wife Nita, Edward Hambach and wife Verena, Agnes Burns; sister-in-law, Lois Hambach; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews; great nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

The family of Helen Jones will be hosting a Celebration of Life Visitation on Friday, October 20, 2023, at Martin Funeral Home in Warrenton from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. We will then go to Holy Rosary Catholic Church, also in Warrenton, for a Mass beginning at 10:30 AM. A committal service will follow at the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the National Shrine of Divine Mercy c/o Martin Funeral Home.