Mary White
B: 1930-10-15
D: 2019-04-17
View Details
White, Mary
Patricia Junk
B: 1938-02-06
D: 2019-04-15
View Details
Junk, Patricia
Mary Schmitz
B: 1931-03-21
D: 2019-04-09
View Details
Schmitz, Mary
William Ciesielski
B: 1931-11-08
D: 2019-04-09
View Details
Ciesielski, William
Merritt McCardle
B: 1933-08-12
D: 2019-04-08
View Details
McCardle, Merritt
Dianne Miller
B: 1955-07-02
D: 2019-03-31
View Details
Miller, Dianne
Dennis Hoefer
B: 1955-10-20
D: 2019-03-22
View Details
Hoefer, Dennis
Sandra Smock
B: 1940-06-16
D: 2019-03-20
View Details
Smock, Sandra
Jerome Nagel
B: 1937-11-28
D: 2019-03-09
View Details
Nagel, Jerome
Mary Gritton
B: 1925-08-31
D: 2019-03-03
View Details
Gritton, Mary
Charlotte Jones
B: 1948-12-22
D: 2019-03-02
View Details
Jones, Charlotte
Christopher Bagley
B: 1987-04-19
D: 2019-03-01
View Details
Bagley, Christopher
Dewey Millard
B: 1977-02-04
D: 2019-02-24
View Details
Millard, Dewey
Leslie Leohr
B: 1927-10-19
D: 2019-02-24
View Details
Leohr, Leslie
Linda Anderson
B: 1951-03-08
D: 2019-02-18
View Details
Anderson, Linda
Marie Speer
B: 1942-04-17
D: 2019-02-16
View Details
Speer, Marie
Barbara Yerkes
B: 1962-01-29
D: 2019-02-07
View Details
Yerkes, Barbara
Maxine Leyendecker
B: 1931-02-14
D: 2019-02-06
View Details
Leyendecker, Maxine
Elizabeth Hand
B: 1946-04-24
D: 2019-01-22
View Details
Hand, Elizabeth
Betty Cannon
B: 1939-11-09
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Cannon, Betty
Kenneth White
B: 1928-01-19
D: 2019-01-06
View Details
White, Kenneth


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
216 3rd Ave. SE.
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: 319-334-2501
Fax: 319-334-2502
Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Ann Jones (Meskimen)

Wednesday, December 22nd, 1948 - Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To make your contribution to Charlotte Jones's online memorial, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Charlotte Jones with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Charlotte A. Jones, 71, of Independence, IA died Saturday, March 2, 2019 at her home in Independence, IA.

She was born on December 22, 1948 in Emmetsburg, IA the daughter of Carl D. and Mildred I. (Schultz) Meskimen. She attended the Waterloo Community Schools and graduated from Waterloo East High School. Through high school she worked for the Woolsworth store in Waterloo, IA. On November 4, 1967 she married Jack L. Jones in Waterloo, IA, and made their home in Independence, IA. In the early 1970’s they moved to Hazelton, IA and Charlotte worked for a short time at the Pamida store in Oelwein. She later worked for Swift Packing in Marshalltown, IA, and Iowa Ham/Tyson’s in Independence.

Charlotte enjoyed spending time outdoors, barbequing, fishing and camping. She loved most of all spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Jack Jones, Independence, IA her children; Julie (Steve) Collet, Independence, IA, Pamela Jones, Independence, IA, and Kevin (Barb) Jones, Independence, IA, her grandchildren; Shawna Pentecost, Randy Rasmussen, Chris Rasmussen, Hunter Trusty, Kyan Jones, and Lorraine Jones, a great grandson William Trusty, two sisters; Margaret (Martin) Smith, Urbandale, IA, and Arlene Eihlers, Waterloo, IA, a brother; Glen Meskimen, Independence, IA, and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by he parents Carl and Mildred Meskimen, and two brothers Lawrence and Ronald Meskimen.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 Am on Thursday March 7, 2019 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Jesup, IA with Rev. Jacob Swenson officiating. Burial will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence, IA. Visitation will be held one hour before services. The Reiff Family Center – Funeral Home is assisting with services.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Charlotte Ann Jones (Meskimen), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
    633 Purdy St
    JESUP, IA 50648
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 11:00am
    Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
    633 Purdy St
    JESUP, IA 50648
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Charlotte here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Chuck, Chad and HenryEtta Spence and Your A King's Throne Family have sent flowers to the family of Charlotte Ann Jones (Meskimen).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Chuck, Chad and HenryEtta Spence

Posted at 09:42am
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. Your friends from American Chef
Flower Image

Chuck, Chad and HenryEtta Spence purchased the Gracious Lavender Basket for the family of Charlotte Jones.


Glen Meskimen

Posted at 09:45pm
Sunday morning was our time together. We would ride to church, stop at McD for coffee, talk about things only we know about. Praise our Faith in God together, and talk going home. That was only our time, and our time that God let us have together. Love You!

Your A King's Throne Family

Posted at 08:13am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Flower Image

Your A King's Throne Family purchased flowers for the family of Charlotte Jones.


Photos & Videos

Photo Album