On Wednesday December 16th, Rubie Jones passed away at the age of 86.
Rubie was born May 27, 1934 in Missouri to Earl and Opal Jones. She was preceded in death by
her father Earl Jones and mother Opal Jones, brothers Wesley Jones and Reggie Jones.
Rubie attended school in Missouri but graduated from high school in Washington state. Rubie
married Ron Jones after graduation and they lived in Washington for a few years before they
moved back to Missouri. They lived there for a short time before they moved to California.
Rubie and Ron had three children together; Sue Jones Palmer of Banning and husband
Marshall, Doyle Jones of Sparta, Missouri and daughter in law Tammy and William Jones of
Ozark Missouri and daughter in law Gayla. Rubie and Ron divorced in 1970 and Rubie married
Mike Kwiatkowski in 1973. They lived in California and Washington. Rubie and Mike divorced
and Rubie moved back to Southern California.
Rubie is survived by her three children, two sister in laws (sis) Iola Jones and Lela Jones, 7
grandchildren, Tammy Palmer Sibole (Paul), Shawn Thursby Palmer (Ben), Mindy Jones Kamper
(Matthew), Shane Jones (Jordan), Travis Jones (Kelli), Trevor Jones (Morgan), Tiffany Jones
Murphy (Cole); 15 great grandchildren, Paul, Shae, Jacob, Hunter, Hailey, Emory, Levi, Ezra,
Adalyn, Caleb, Logan, Olivia, Alaiya, Jadyn and Jagger; with several nieces, nephews and
Rubie’s biggest joy in life was her family. Rubie had a passion for life and she lived every day to
the fullest. She brought a smile to everyone she met. She lived in the Royal Coach Mobile
Home Park for 25 years and many of her friends there called her the Queen. She loved to sew,
make crafts and run around in the park in her golf cart. She was a member of the sew club in
At this time, we will be postponing the Celebration of Rubie’s Life until it is safe to hold large
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