Minnie Jones age 86, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:50 A.M. on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville. Minnie was born May 19, 1928 in Barbourville, Kentucky to the late Lee & America (Swafford) Riley.
Minnie is survived by her daughters & sons-in-law, Pauline & Bud Tackett of Greenville, Carol & Jim Piper of Celina and Ruth Lines of Greenville; grandchildren, Russell & Jenny Tackett of Ludlow Falls, Jennifer & Aron McClain of Georgetown, Kentucky, Stephanie & Dan Clausing of St. Marys, Bart & Whitney Piper of Celina, Sheryl Roadcap of Piqua and Donald & Angie Roadcap of Troy; 14 great-grandchildren; brother & sister-in-law, Homer & Ruby Riley of Dayton; special friend, Martha Barnes of Greenville; special thanks to Pastor Tom & Deb Hamblin of Sidney; and numerous family members.
In addition to her parents, Minnie was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell Jones on September 15, 1996 whom she married January 29, 1948; great-grandson, Damian Bumgarner; brothers, John C. Riley, Hobert Riley and Elmer Riley; and sisters, Chelsia Mitchell and Martha Darnell.
Minnie was a homemaker. She was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Darke County.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, March 16, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Tim Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens in Tipp City. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hickory Grove Baptist Church in c/o Pastor Tom Hamblin 11472 County Rd. 70 Quincy, Ohio 43343. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com