Mary Helen (Pence) Ebersole, of Harrisonville, Mo., formerly of Independence, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Arma, Kan.
Mary was born on Dec. 16, 1917 in Barton County, Mo., the daughter of Elijah and Laura (Dumas) Pence.
She married Norman Jones of Arma, Kan., on Dec. 20, 1937. He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 1972.
Mary was a member of Coventry Estates Baptist Church in Independence, Mo.
Survivors include one daughter, Kay Thomure of Lee's Summit, Mo.; two sons, Ronnie Jones and wife, Joann, of Sheldon, Mo., and Dennis Jones and wife, Leslie, of Wichita, Kan.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, plus three nieces and two nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mary was preceded in death by one sister, Lorena (Pence) Jones, two brothers, Charley and Harley Pence and a grandson, Travis Jones.
Arrangements under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Mo.
Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.