JoAnn Jones

Graveside services for JoAnn Pauline Jones, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Howell Valley Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jones passed away at 4:13 a.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021, at West Vue Nursing Center.

She was born August 11, 1937, at Vienna, Missouri, to Paul Ihler and Silvia Branson Ihler.  On September 10, 1954, she was married at Dixon, Missouri, to Boyd Jones, who preceded her in death on December 18, 2003.  She loved her husband of 49 years; together they owned a taxi service in Harvard, Illinois, which she enjoyed very much.  JoAnn loved her children, grandkids and great-grandkids.   She also enjoyed yard sales. JoAnn loved going to Church.

She is survived by four children, Carla Lambeth and husband, Mike, West Plains, Missouri, Carmen Bennett and husband Scott, Harvard, Illinois, Bradley Jones, Ash Grove, Missouri and Melissa Jones, West Plains, Missouri; ten grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren and two on the way; one brother, Mike Hilton, Willow Springs, Missouri; ten nephews; and two nieces.

Her parents, husband, one grandson, Nathan Johnson and two brothers, Carl Ihler and Doug Helton, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Howell Valley Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.