BETTENDORF -- Phyllis "Jonesy" Jones, 97, formerly of Bettendorf, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Manor Care on Utica Ridge in Davenport surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be expressed at

She was born prematurely on July 2, 1915, at home in Davenport, weighing two pounds, a daughter of Claud and Louise (Schulz) Hinton. On June 26, 1937, she married Harold Wayne Jones at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport. He passed away May 8, 2007.

Her life was dedicated to the community, her family and church, having served numerous organizations over the years. Her hobbies included bowling, collecting, sewing and crafts.

Survivors include son, Ronald (Diann) Jones, Rio Vista, Calif.; daughter, Karen Kerr, Bettendorf; grandchildren, Rhonda (Larry), Westminster, Colo., Robin (Brian), Austin, Texas, David, Folsom, Calif., Jason (Jenny), DeWitt, Iowa, and Josh (Shawna), Bettendorf; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, two sisters, a son-in-law, Steve Kerr, and a grandson, Christopher Jones.

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