Verna Ione Jones, 86, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away on Thursday, July 09, 2020 at Willow Gardens Care Center in Marion, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. A private family funeral service will be held at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. A mask is encouraged due to social distancing guidelines. The funeral service will be live streamed on Wednesday, July 15th at 10:30 a.m. and may be viewed at: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/90721825
Verna was born February 7, 1934 in Independence, Iowa the daughter of Lewis & Velma Stoner. She attended Independence High School. Verna worked at Collins Radio (Rockwell) for 37 years before retiring. She then worked 10 years part time at Dollar General. Verna bowled for over 50 years, and was still active in a league at the age of 85. She loved her dogs passionately, gardening and occasional gambling. She made many friends along the way & will be missed by all.
Verna is survived by her son, Randy (Jackie) Stone of Lilburn, GA; a sister, Connie (Craig) Klinefelter of Reinbeck, IA; three brothers, Norman (Louise) Stoner of North Liberty, IA; Dan Stoner of Independence, IA; Wes Stoner of Appleton, WI; and many nieces, nephews and loving family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and one sister.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Cedar Valley Humane Society.