Willie Ruth Robinson Jones, 86
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Willie Ruth Robinson Jones, 86 of Ashland passed away, Saturday, February 22, 2020 in University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center.
She was born on October 7, 1933, the daughter of the late Joseph and Ethel (nee Hournot) Robinson in Inverness, Mississippi.
Willie married the love of her life, Warren Jones Sr. on November 10, 1953. The newlyweds would relocate to Ashland, Ohio and call Ashland home.
Willie retired after more than 20 years from Faultless Rubber Company.
Throughout her life, she enjoyed needlework; but most of all taking care of her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.
She is survived by one daughter, Delores Jones of Ashland; four sons, Warren (Karen) Jones Jr. of Ashland, Sherman (Robin) Jones of Bedford, Donald (Vern) Jones of Columbus, and Kenneth Jones of Ashland; one daughter-in-law, Debbie Jones; two foster sons, John Atkins of Ashland and Rob Spivery of El Paso, Texas; 23 grandchildren; 61 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Smith of Ashland; Louise Shields of Chicago, Illinois, and Earlene (George) Harris of Ashland; one brother, James (Lucille) Robinson of Heath; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Willie is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years. Mr. Warren Jones Sr. who passed away on December 30, 1993; one son, Ronnie Dean Jones; one sister, Olivia Williams; and three brothers, Alex and Roosevelt Robinson, and Joseph Robinson Jr.
Funeral services will be held, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Reverend Marvin Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Ashland Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, February 28, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland County Cancer Association, 1011 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805.
For those who may not be able to attend, online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.