Grace Mary Keeney Jones

April 4, 1924 - February 26, 2008

Grace Mary Keeney Jones, 83, of Somerset, KY, died Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital following a lengthy illness.

She 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.

In 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 “Jackie”) Keeney.

She 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.

Grace 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.

Funeral 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 officiating.

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.