Marilyn Kathleen Jones
Bethany, MO: Marilyn Kathleen Jones, 94, Bethany, MO passed away Monday, April 17, 2023, at
an Albany, MO hospital.
She was born on September 21, 1928, in Eagleville, Missouri the daughter of Leonard and
Mabel (Ballew) Hale.
On June 21, 1953, she married Robert Donley Jones. He preceded her in death on February
20, 2018.
Marilyn was a schoolteacher and a member of the Missouri State Teacher’s Association,
Eagleville Christian Church, past member of the Order of Eastern Star, and belonged to an
Eagleville Sorority.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son,
Roger Kent Jones.
Marilyn is survived by her daughter, Jana (Bob) Price, Bethany, MO; grandchildren, Kristen
Oesch (fiancé, Allan Cook) and Brennen (Leslie) Price; great grandchildren, Riley, Macey, Mason,
Chase, and Ava and a brother, Robert Eugene Hale.
Marilyn has been cremated under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO.
The family will hold a Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at Prairie Chapel
Church, East of Bethany, MO. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date in Masonic
Cemetery, Eagleville, MO. Memorials may be made to the Bethany Public Library and/or
Eagleville Masonic Cemetery for upkeep in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46,
Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at