Dorothy Jones, 88, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021 with her daughter and granddaughter at her side. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Muscatine. Rev. Darryl Erickson will officiate. Entombment will be held at the Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery Community Garden Mausoleum. A reception will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at The Farm, 3128 Hwy 61 Muscatine, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Memorials may be directed to the Spring Valley Bible Camp in Dorothy’s name. Condolence notes may be left for the family at sandhfuneralservice.com.
Dorothy Marilyn Lippens was born on July 4, 1932, in Kewanee, Illinois, the daughter of Leland and Ruth Frances (Hocker) Berry. Following her graduation from high school, Dorothy began working in the clerical department for Royal Neighbors Insurance Company. On February 26, 1960, Dorothy was united in marriage to Lee Roy Jones in Rock Island, Illinois. Dorothy was a homemaker working alongside her husband on their farm in rural Muscatine County. Dorothy attended Fruitland and Calvary Baptist Churches and participated in many Bible studies. She enjoyed gardening, her flowers and spending time with her family. Dorothy and Lee Roy greatest sadness was the loss of their daughter, Marsha at the age of 29 in a vehicular accident.
Dorothy will be deeply missed by her daughter, Lisa Smock and husband, Rod of Muscatine and son, Robert Lee Jones and wife, Penny of Muscatine; grandchildren, Monica Horchem, Jessica Jones, Joshua Jones and his wife, Megan, Kayla Carlsten and her husband, Jeremy, Matthew Calvert, Brody Smock, and Rory Smock and 13 great-grandchildren.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lee Roy on November 7, 2017; daughter, Marsha Young and sister, Betty Mosher.
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