Born Dec. 15, 1927, in Bokum-Hoevel, Germany, daughter of the late Johannes and Margarete Weichert, she worked with DAEOC, Head Start and was active in the American Red Cross and the Bootheel Comprehensive Health Council. She done volunteer work for Creative Ministries.
She married Frank Jones, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Renate Watson.
Survivors include six children, Erika Henley, Pete, Franklin and Bart Jones, Veronica Merrell and Anna Clifton; one sister, Gerda Koch, of Germany; one brother, Hans Weichert, of Germany; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti.