Barbara Harrod Jones, age 78, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Services for Mrs. Jones will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Napier officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
A native of Frankfort, she was born November 16, 1935, the daughter of Haskell and Edna Sizemore Harrod. She retired from Kentucky State Government. Mrs. Jones was a member of Choateville Christian Church, always quick to volunteer for church activities, was a former Sunday school teacher and youth sponsor.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother who enjoyed many talents and interests. Foremost she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed all types of craft work — sewing, knitting, crocheting and painting. She loved to read and write poetry.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband of 61 years, Donald R. Jones; two daughters, Donna Jones and Lisa Glass (William); eight grandchildren, Donald Scott Jones (Erin), Stephanie Jones, Andrea Jones, Katherine Hatchell, Eugene D. Blair, Amanda Glass, Emily Harris (Aric) and William J. Glass; and 13 great-grandchildren, Tyler Lancaster, Arika, Abby and Kevin Osborne, Samantha and William Jones, Isabella, Gabriel and Alexander Hatchell, Rylee Glass, and Domanic, Quorry and David Harris.
She was preceded in death by her son, Russell Jones, her parents; and three sisters, Imogene Harrod, Rosemary Hamons and Patricia Martin.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory are suggested to Choateville Christian Church Building Fund, 1533 Devils Hollow Road, Frankfort, Ky. 40601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at www.harrodbrothers.com.