Muriel Ann Jones

Monday, June 22, 2015

Muriel Ann (Smith) Jones, age 71, of Camarillo, CA went home to be with the Lord May 14th, 2015. She was born on September 14th, 1943, in Oberlin, KS. She was the eldest child of Dean Smith and Dolores (Woodside) Smith.

She lived her early years in Forest Grove, OR. She later moved to Salinas, CA where she graduated from North Salinas High in 1961. It was in Salinas where she met the love of her life, Frank Jones. They were married on January 6th, 1968, and to this union three children were born.

Frank and Muriel moved to Ohio in 1979 and then to Iowa. They later retired in Green Forest, AR. They built their dream home and enjoyed living on Table Rock Lake and spending time with family and friends. After Frank's death in 2011, Muriel moved to California, where she lived with her daughter, Sherri and family.

Muriel enjoyed crafts, reading, travelling and most of all, dancing with Frank. She was very devoted to her faith, family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Sherri Egeland (Lance) of Camarillo, CA, Deenna Baer (Bill) of Westville, OK; son, Marc Jones (Tiffany) of Kent, OH; brother, Jerry Smith of Des Moines, IA; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Henry Franklin Jones; parents Dean and Dolores Smith; brothers, Harold and Kevin Smith.

A Memorial Celebration will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the Ozark Mountain Community Church, 8043 MO-86, Blue Eye, MO, 65611. Reception to follow at the church. Interment will be at the Carrollton Cemetery, Alpena, AR. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Easter Seals, Ozark Mountain Community Church, or the charity of your choice.