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Beverly Jones

Cedar Rapids

Beverly Elaine Jones, 79, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Bev requested to be cremated and her family had a private gathering to celebrate her
life. Condolences can still be sent to the Jones Family,
8937 W. Brandt Dr., Littleton, CO 80123, or a message
may be left at jonesdkcmw@comcast.net.
Survivors include her children, Cathy (Chris) Steele of Cedar Rapids and their children, Samantha (Jason) Duffy, Katie (Tom) Rickles, Zach (Katie) Steele and Casey (Stephanie) Steele, all of the Cedar Rapids area; her son, Clarke Jones of Cedar Rapids and his sons, Trev (Stephanie) Jones and Indiana (Hannah) Jones, all of Albuquerque, N.M.; her son, Donald (Kristi) Jones of Littleton Colo., and their children, Chad (Katherine) Jones of Carrboro, N.C., and Meg (John) Fink and Will Jones, all of Littleton; a son, Kem Huelskamp and his daughter, Amanada of Albuquerque, and his son, Jacob (Kayla) Huelskamp of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a brother, Jay Hawthorne of California; a sister, Stephanie Dunning of Mineesota; and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her spouse, Donald Clarke Jones Sr.
She was born Aug. 10, 1939, in San Jose, Calif. On March 17, 1955, she married Donald Clarke Jones Sr. in San Jose. They lived in various places while Don served in the Navy but eventually settled in Cedar Rapids and raised their family there. They were married for 45 years until Don's death on Sept 10, 2000.
Bev was a dedicated friend and people person. She loved to fish with her husband and be on a lake. She enjoyed her plants, her animals and her family. Bev spent many many hours with her family. She enjoyed her kids, grands and great-grandkids immensely. She loved to visit with her friends and sit with her dog. She had a very kind heart and a fighting spirit that carried her through her life. She was grateful at the end for the people at Manor Care and Hospice of Mercy who gave her amazing care and kindness. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She was loved by many and will be missed forever.