Marilyn Sue Jones, 80, died on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Springfield, Missouri.

Sue was born Oct. 25, 1937 in Nampa, Idaho, to Velma and Robert Pirl Barrow.

Sue graduated from Caldwell High School and was working at Simplot Potatoes when she met James R. Jones.

They married on Oct. 20, 1957, had five children and moved their family to Oklahoma in 1971.

Sue worked as a school cook at Grove Public Schools, where she retired in 2000. She enjoyed her retirement with her husband by volunteering at the Wyandotte Senior Center and visiting with family and friends.

Sue moved to Siloam Springs, Arkansas, in 2014 and became an active volunteer and Wii Bowling team member at the Siloam Springs Senior Center.

She loved to go dancing, play dominos, listen to live music, and spend time with family and friends.

Sue Jones is survived by her sisters, Lea Burger and husband Bob of Arizona, and Debbie Stephens and husband Kaven of Midland, Texas; her five children, Cheryl DeVault and husband Don of Norman, James Jones and wife Cynthia of Forest City, North Carolina, Gene Jones of West Siloam Springs, Carla Jones of Bartlesville, and Carl Jones and wife Amy of Siloam Springs; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and friend Alvis Cleere.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Jones, her brother Eldon Barrow, sister Deanna Barrow and parents Velma and Robert Pirl Barrow.

Visitation services will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.., Tuesday, Oct. 16 Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Grand Lake Baptist Church in Grove, with graveside services following at Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at