Obituary published August 20, 2013, in The Mexico Ledger

Betty Ann Jones of Arcadia, Mo. passed away on Aug. 13, 2013 at her home. Born Oct. 25, 1937 in Banner, Mo. to Noah and Alvia (Maxwell) Shipp. She was a 1955 graduate of Community R-6 High School at Scott’s Corner. Betty Ann married to Robert C. Jones Dec. 10, 1956 in Arcadia, Mo.
She is survived by her husband Bob and their four children, Barbara Jo Martin of Pilot Knob, Mo., Cheryl Denton of Solgohachia, Ark., Robert C. Jones Jr. of Arcadia, MO and Carla Sue Porter of Ironton, Mo.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; also her siblings Virgil Shipp of Oakhurst, Calif., Mary Emily Selleck of Palmyra, Mo., Joyce Southard of Centralia, Mo., Jeanie Hawthorne and Roger Shipp of Mexico, and Sue Stacey of Montgomery, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two infant sisters and one brother, Rudy Shipp.