Phyllis Jean Jones

October 16, 1932June 8, 2018

Phyllis, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a dear friend to all, died peacefully on June 8, 2018.

Phyllis was incredibly proud of her family. She met her life-long husband, Chuck, when they were just 15 years of age at the roller skating rink. Together they raised three children. She cherished her six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and was very involved in their lives. Chuck and Phyllis lived in the Kansas City area all of their life. There they started their own business, and later bought a vacation home in the Lake of the Ozarks where they surrounded themselves with friends and family and made life-long memories.

After selling the home at the Lake, they continued to create memories with their family and friends and often joined them on vacations, cruises, and Sunday morning breakfasts. Much like her sister Patty, she had a love of music and attended the Big Creek country show in Pleasant Hill religiously every week. She loved babies and leveraged her talents in sewing to create blankets for her grandbabies and newborns in her neighborhood.

Phyllis will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 68 years Arrie Jones Jr., their children Arrie Jones III of Independence, Jacquelyn Dilport of St. Louis, her sister Patty Jordan of Odessa, and brother Ronald Smith of Ft. Myers, Florida. Phyllis was predeceased by her brother Olan Smith Jr., and her son Kenneth Lee Jones. She will also be forever remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, and dear friends.

Visitation to be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 9:00 AM, services immediately following at 10:00 AM at Floral Hills Funeral Home & Cemetery 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri, 64133.

Instead of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in memory of the Alzheimer's Association at


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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David Everett

June 12, 2018

I lived up the Street from this Beautiful Couple for quite a few years before they Moved , and Phyllis is the sweetest woman I’ve ever met , Chuck is one of the nicest men I’ve ever met as well , always a Smile on there faces as walking there dog , all I can say that you know that was True Love and it was my pleasure and Honor to know such wonderful people, She Definitely is a True Angel and will be truly missed , God Bless

Tami Smith

June 9, 2018

We loved Phyllis ❤️
Our thoughts and prayers are with her family! Phyllis loved everyone and always treated me like part of her family.
My favorite quote:
It’s not how much you love, but how much you are loved by others❤️