Barbara Cole Jones of Robson Road, Marietta, passed away Saturday (Aug. 25, 2012) at home after a lengthy illness.
Barbara was born in Troy, N.Y., a daughter of the late Harry and Marcella (Gosselin) Cole, on March 27, 1935.
Barbara was a graduate of high school in New York, Class of 1953, and a graduate of Marjory Webster Junior College in Washington, DC.
After graduation she was employed with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York City.
After she married, she moved to Marietta with her husband where she was employed by Marietta College and was active in a variety of organizations before her illness.
She is survived by her husband, Donald L. Jones Esq.; her beloved children, Susannah M. Jones of Austin, Texas and Robert L. Jones of Marietta; and a number of cousins in Cossayuna Lake, Greenwich and Troy, N.Y.
She was predeceased by her parents, and by an aunt and uncle, Phyllis (Kathleen) and Ed Gosselin, of Schaghticoke, N.Y.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday (Aug. 31, 2012) at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St. where friends may call from noon to 2 p.m.. Burial will be in Troy, N.Y. at Oak Wood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, P.O. Box 5, Marietta 45750. Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com