Grace Mary Keeney Jones
April 4, 1924 - February 26, 2008
Mary Keeney Jones, 83, of Somerset, KY, died Tuesday, February 26, 2008,
at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital following a lengthy illness.
was born in Somerset, KY, on April 4, 1924, daughter of the late Joseph
Kirby Keeney and Bertha Perkins Cundiff Keeney. She married Rufus Jones
on December 16, 1944, in Jamestown, KY, and he preceded her in death on
October 20, 1975.
addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, three
brothers, and their wives, Morris Bolin and (Nell) Keeney; Beryl Swain
(and Delora “Dee”) Keeney; and Gilbert Murphy (and Emma Lyn
is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Anne Turpen (and her husband,
Larry), and Brenda June Baker (and her husband, Roy) all of Nancy, KY;
four grandchildren, Brett Rufus Turpen, (and wife Meghan); Amber
Michelle Gambill (and husband Chris); all of Somerset, KY; Brian Lee
Baker (and wife, Jennifer) of St. Louis, MO., and Jeremy Neil Baker, of
Nancy, KY; five great-grandchildren, Luke Minton Turpen, Jaxon
Christopher Gambill, Sawyer Blake Gambill, Bentley Grace Gambill, and
Jack Thomas Baker and several nieces and nephews.
was a devoted member of the West Somerset Baptist Church and the Mary
Martha Sunday School Class. She spent her life caring for her family,
being a good neighbor, and helping others.
Services will be held Friday, February 29, 2008, at 1:00 pm at the
chapel of the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, with Brother Larry Butte
Visitation will be Thursday, February 28, 2008, after 5:00 pm at the funeral home and until time for the service on Friday. Interment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.