Wilhelmine V. Jones, 89, of Helena-West Helena, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at Helena.
Mrs. Jones was born July 6, 1924 at Gross-Umstadt, Germany to the late Ludwig Vonderheidt and the late Elisabeth Schutz Vonderheidt.
She leaves five sons, Kurt Jones of Helena-West Helena, William Jones (Belki) of Lakeland, Fla., John Henry Jones (Linda) of Russellville, Robert Jones of Lenoir, N.C. and Richard Jones (Rebecca) of White Hall; two daughters, Judy Cross of Lexa and Elizabeth Evans (William) of Helena-West Helena; 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a sister, Karin Zimmerman (Karlheinz) of Germany; three brothers, Heinrich Vonderheidt (Anneliese), Wilhelm Vonderheidt (Ann), and Martin Vonderheidt, all of Germany; special friends, Pat, Joyce and Samantha Sensat and Michael McGee; and special caregivers, Diana Robinson and Leigh Ann Guest.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Curtis Jones, a daughter-in-law, Paulette Jones, sons-in-law, Bruce Batchelor and David Cross, two great-grandchildren, two brothers, Ludwig Vonderheidt and Bernhard Vonderheidt and a sister, Elisabeth Gartner.
Services for Wilhelmine V. Jones will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park at Helena-West Helena. Rev. Earl Burghart and Rev. Rodger Hooker will officiate.
Pallbearers are Butch Jones, Mike Butler, Pat Sensat, H.C. Everhart, Grover King and Joe Smith. Honorary pallbearer is Dr. M.A. McDaniel.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 4525 North Washington, Forrest City, AR 72335 or to Helena Little Theater, P.O. Box 433, Helena, AR 72342.
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct services. Friends and relatives may sign the online guest book at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.