Helen Marie Jones (88) of Ashtabula died on March 14, 2020 in Ocala Fla. At the Legacy Hospice House, with her daughters at her bedside.
Born Feb. 16, 1932 in Raysal West Virginia she was the daughter of Clyde and Lydia Ruth Baker.
Helen married Curtis Jones on March 31, 1951 . She is survived by daughters Trudee (William) Ferguson , Rosalie (Mark) Artman , son-in-law Gary Caltrider, half brother Calvin Baker , grandchildren Christopher Caltrider , Mindee Cloonan , Valerie Quinones , Tonya Jones , Daniel Jones, Mark Jones, Paul Michael Blickenderfer, Brandon Artman ,Brandy Layne and Corey Layne , step grandchildren Stephanie Vencill and Jimmie Ferguson , 13 great grandchildren , 5 step great grandchildren , two great great grandchildren , as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis Jones , daughter Debbie Layne , siblings James Baker , Lawerence Baker , Edith Ward , Daniel Baker.
Helen lived with her husband and family in Ashtabula for over 65 years, until she chose to make her home with her daughter, Rosalie,in Ocala, Fla. She was a homemaker raising her family and then entered the workforce as a housekeeper at the Ashtabula County Medical Center , Retiring after 17 years of service. Helen, Know to most as “Mommaw’ was dearly beloved by her family and friends. She was always there to listen and provide support. When visiting “Mommaw”,she insisted on feeding you. She had unconditional love and genuine compassion for her family, friends and even strangers in need, always taking care of everyone in need. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family . She was happy to give her cookbooks and recipe collection to her great granddaughter Paige King , who shared “Mommaws” love for cooking and baking , Helen also enjoyed trips to Las Vegas , local casino’s and weekly bingo games. Helen loved her jewelry and was always sharply dressed. She was truly the matriarch of her family and she will be dearly missed .
Private family services will be held , burial will take place in Edgewood Cemetery. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com
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