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“Jana and family,I wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I remember your mother as a kind and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Cheryl McNace(Hoffman) - MO

“So sorry to hear about Gloria. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Dave and Micki Larsen - Ogden, IA

“I was so saddened to see this obit this morning and my deepest sympathies to all of you. The memories go back many many years of when I was a...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Douglas Muench - Clarence, IA

“Gloria was a very special friend to our family and we even named our son Kent after their son which has been 50 plus years ago. She always had a...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bonnie Reimers Ahrens - Ogden, IA

“My first memory of Gloria was at the Ogden Bowling Alley where my mom bowled in a women's league with her. There were several stops at her house as a...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Colleen Peterson - Sun Lakes, AZ

“Kent, Jana, Jodi and families, my deepest sympathy. "When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure". ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Emily Sue Pritchard - Rosemount, MN

“Jodi and all the Jones family, my deepest sympathies and prayers. Gloria was a kind lady. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Linda (Iles) Molle - Boone, IA

“We feel so blessed to have known Gloria. What a wonderful and beautiful lady inside and out. Our deepest sympathy, prayers and love you to all at...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Mark and Jackie Gannon - IA

“Kent, Jana, Jodi and families. I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember her from church and school activities many years ago. She had...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Carolyn S Jones - Fort Dodge, IA

“I want to express my deepest sympathy to you, Jodi, and your entire family. I will always remember your mom's kindness and laugh and will remember...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie Fontanini (Aquilani) - MO

“We are deeply saddened by this - -she has been a friend to many in our family for as long as I can remember!! a lovely lady with a beautiful smile no...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Jody & Merlin Muench - Panora, IA

“My deepest sympathy for your loss. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Pam Claussen - Marshalltown, IA

“We are thinking of you all during this difficult time. May the blessing of God be with you all!Denise Van Pelt, Amy, Lindsy, Nicole, Troy ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Denise Van Pelt - Ogden, IA

“May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Larry and Deanna Leichliter - IA

Gloria Jones, age 86, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

A celebration of life will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 22, 2016, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Community United Methodist Church. For online obituaries and condolences visit:

Gloria Jean Rinehart was born on September 24, 1930, the daughter of Loel & Vera (Mondt) Rinehart in Pilot Mound, IA.

She graduated with the Pilot Mound High School in 1948. After graduation she attended business school in Omaha for two years.

On June 4, 1950 Gloria was united in marriage to Carroll Jones at the Methodist Church in Pilot Mound. The couple lived and farmed NW of Ogden until 1963 when they moved to Ogden where they continued faming and raising livestock. Gloria worked as a secretary for Ogden Community Schools for 10 years. For many years she did wood finishing and painting in many homes in the Ogden area.

Gloria was a member of the Community United Methodist Church, active in the church circle and United Methodist Women. She loved attending her grandchildren's and great grandchildren's activities for 30 years. She will be remembered as a seamstress and a great cook. She enjoyed family gatherings, especially during the holidays.

Survivors include her children, Kent Jones, Jana Rector, and Jodi (Al) Sward, all of Ogden, Iowa; five grandchildren Gina (Scott) Church, Blane Sward, Chris (Lanna) Jones, Jessi (Jason) Lass, Jordi (Ryne) Doughty; nine great grandchildren Preston, Carter, & Reagan Church, CeJay, Dakota, & Dawson Jones, Wiley Sward, Olive Doughty, Tatum Lass, one brother Bill Rinehart and sister-in-law Sharil Dunn; and many other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband Carroll, three grandchildren Shelly Sward, Cory Jones, and E.A. Rector, one sister Dawn Mills.

Memorials may be left to the Community United Methodist Church or the discretion of the family.