1965 - 2018

Marsha Jean Jones, 52, of Wellman, passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas. Celebration of life services were held Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home with Dr. Dan McClure and Pastor David Cotner officiating. Interment was held at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.  Memorials have been established for the Marfan Foundation and Prairie Flower Baptist Church.  

Marsha was born July 14, 196,5 in Washington, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Marjorie (Gamon) Jones. She graduated from Washington High School in 1983 and from Cedarville University in Ohio in 1987.

Marsha lived on the family farm north of Washington all her life. She worked for Iowa Telecom in Cedar Rapids, Ray-Man in Keota, Wilson Concrete in Washington and Metro Pavers in Iowa City. She owned and operated Mystique Creations in Kalona for many years.  She was a member of Prairie Flower Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and helped with JOY Club and Vacation Bible School. She was also a member of the Cedar Clippers 4-H Club. She served on the state and national levels of the Marfan Foundation.  Marsha enjoyed spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her mother: Marjorie Jones of Wellman; sisters: Rita (Edwin) Luers of Keota and Linda Jones of West Dundee, Ill.; three nieces and one nephew: Lora (Joel) Banister of Somonauk, Ill., Lisa (Will) Van Der Molen of Columbus Junction, Lynnae (Shane) Callison of Ventura, Iowa and Will (Melissa) Luers of Keota; and 15 great-nieces and great-nephews: Myranda and Titus Banister, Evan, Sadie, Ellie and Sawyer Van Der Molen, Cayden, Carson, Chase and Chandler Callison, and Anna, Will, Isaiah, Belle and Gamon Luers. 

Marsha was preceded in death by her father; grandparents; and brother: Willis Jones. 

Jones & Eden Funeral Home of Washington is caring for the family. Online condolences may be sent for Marsha’s family through the web at

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