Jan Elaine (Gruenewald) Jones(1957 - 2018)


Jan Elaine Jones, 61 of Corinth, Texas, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House.

Cremation is planned with a memorial service to be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Colonial Hills Community of Christ, 3539 Missouri 7, Blue Springs, Mo. 64014.

Jan was born April 26, 1957, in Belleville, IL, to Bob and Jackie (Bailey) Gruenewald. She was raised in Belleville, married and lived there until 1977 when she moved to Webster Grove, Mo. and later to Portland, OR, Mason City, Iowa, and Blue Springs, Mo. She had worked a variety of jobs throughout her life including, a cashier and service department rep for a car dealership, a pre-school director, The Globe Democrat in St. Louis, Mo., an ad agency and while in Mason City she volunteered as president of Women United, the Ministerial Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, the hospital gift shop and a hospice volunteer. Locally she worked in the Angel Lady Store and was director of education at Graceland University.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Steve Jones; 3 children, Matt Jones, Jenny Summers and Julianne Davison; 2 brothers, Brad Gruenewald and Todd Gruenewald and 2 grandchildren, Sydney and Sawyer Summers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Lynne Bond.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, (816) 252-7900.

Funeral Home

Carson-Speaks Chapel
1501 W. Lexington Ave. Independence, MO 64052
(816) 252-7900

Published in The Examiner on Sept. 7, 2018