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Barbara Kay (Chelf) Jones

September 8, 1946 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Barbara Jones Obituary

Barbara Chelf Jones, 77, of Columbia peacefully passed away Saturday, December 16, 2023, at TJ Columbia Hospital surrounded by loved ones.  Barbara was born September 8, 1946, in a log cabin in Knifley, KY.  Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Presley and Pauline Chelf, her sister, Marion Evelyn Chelf, and her husband J.L. Jones.

Barbara spent most of her adult life caring for others.  If you were a friend of Barbara’s, you were a friend for life.  She was good-hearted, loved unconditionally and her grandchildren and great grandchildren meant the world to her.  Barbara was a faithful member of Knifley Christian Church and loved serving and helping others.  She loved cooking for her family and spending time with them whenever she could.

Survivors include her two sons, David Jones (Becky) of Columbia, KY, and Todd Jones (Christina) of Dixon, KY;  grandchildren JT Jones (Carrie), Clayton Jones (Fiancé, Emily), Jaylyn Bailey (Cara), and Jamian Bailey (Miranda); great grandchildren, Rose Michelle Jones, Julia Belle Jones, Reid Bailey, and Nolan Bailey; two sisters, Trudy Harden of Bowling Green, KY, and Maurita Herron (Van) of Knifley, KY;  she also left behind several special children in her life, Cindy Keltner, Sherry Powell, Bobby Powell, Pat Burton, Doris Moore, Faye Townsend, and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Roley Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 4:00-8:00pm and will continue Tuesday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro. Hugh Withers will be officiating, and pallbearers will be J. T. Jones, Clayton Jones, Jaylyn Bailey, Jamian Bailey, Mason Burton, Talvan Herron, and Weldon Herron.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 18, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
STOTTS-PHELPS-McQUEARY FUNERAL HOME
210 GREENSBURG STREET
COLUMBIA, KY 42728

Funeral Service
Tuesday
December 19, 2023

11:00 AM
STOTTS-PHELPS-McQUEARY FUNERAL HOME
210 GREENSBURG STREET
COLUMBIA, KY 42728

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