Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.


Sylvia M. Jones, 94, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville.

She was born in Cameron July 4, 1924, a daughter of the late Stephen and Rachel Ady Ault.

She was homemaker and a member of the Jackson Ridge Church of Christ near Woodsfield. She enjoyed knotting quilts and giving them away. Sylvia also enjoyed feeding one and all, so everyone always left her house with a full stomach.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph W. Jones on October 28, 2012; seven brothers, Floyd, Lester, Ralph, Stanley, Hilbert, Clyde and Chester Ault; two sisters, Erma Jones and Vera McConnell; and one step-great-grandson.

Surviving are three sons, Roger (Jean) Jones, Steve (Lisa) Jones, Bruce (Judy) Jones, all of Woodsfield; two daughters, Donna (Wade) Groves and Janet (Kevin) Westfall, all of Woods-field; two sisters-in-law, Donna Ault and Naomi Ault; ten grandchildren, Rick (Veronica) Groves, Angie (John) Hupp, Dave Jones, Mike (Stacey) Jones, Chad Jones, Stacey (Kevin) Alleman, Autumn (Derrick) Parden, Jordan (Sheri) Jones, Brooke (Cole Schneider) Jones, Caleb (Hannah) Westfall; three step-grandchildren, Angelina (Josh) Krawec, Allison (Brad) Payne, Alex (Trevor) Dunn; fifteen great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Friends were received 3-8 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woods-field, where funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, with Sam Bartrug officiating. Burial followed in the Fairview Cemetery near Woodsfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Gas Cards, c/o Shirley Brown, 48397 Keylor Hill Road, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

Monroe County Beacon

103 East Court Street,
Woodsfield, OH 43793