Barbara Ann Jones Haverland died peacefully in her home on June 27, 2020. She was born on March 8, 1933 in Kansas City Missouri to Clarence Jones and Ada Pauline Goff Jones.
Barbara attended elementary and high school thru the 11th grade in Kansas City. Her family moved to the farm North of Lowry City, so she attended and graduated from Lowry City High School. Barbara attended, then Warrensburg Teaching Collage now CMSU for 2+ years to obtain a teaching certificate. She taught school at New Harmony District School in Henry County.
Barbara married Irvin Albert Haverland on May 9th 1954 at Valley Center United Church of Christ near Deepwater Mo and they were married for 50 years. Barbara joined the Valley Center UCC Church and held the position of Elder and Deacon. Barbara was also very active in the Ladies Aide Society of Valley Center UCC, she was often called upon to bake fresh hot rolls for various functions, dinners and funerals over the years. She enjoyed baking bread, pies and cookies by the dozens. Many summers she fed large lunches and afternoon snacks to the hay crews consisting of many young men in the community. They worked hard but she fed them well
Barbara enjoyed singing in a Barbershop Quartet and Choir in Bolivar Mo for several years until the price of gas went up to $.88 and she thought that was too much to spend.
Barbara also worked at the Osceola Greenhouse and Florist Shop over 8 years where she put her love of flowers to use making floral arrangements. She loved growing and sharing her flowers, especially the Daylilies. Barbara also love to grow vegetables and canned during the summers. Barbara worked for 21 years at Lakeland School as an Aide and a Para Professional.
Barbara was also very active in the community, she was an active 4-H leader for over 20 years. She was a lifetime member of the FFA Alumni and an active member of the Saint Clair Co Quilt Guild. She sewed clothing for her family for many years. And later in life she enjoyed piecing quilts and gifting them to others.
Barbara like cooking and gardening but Flowers were her passion, she loved the colors.
She is preceded in death by her husband Irvin Albert Haverland, parents Clarence and Pauline Goff Jones, Sister Ardyth and Jerry Boucher and In-Laws Melvin and Maxine Leonard Haverland, Raymond and Olga Haverland and Irene Haverland and many more family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Alan Charles Haverland, Deepwater Mo, Julie Ann Haverland, Lowry City Mo, Laurie Beth and Richard Stinnett, Deepwater Mo. Nephew Jeremy and Melissa Boucher, Clinton Mo. Grandchildren Amber and Chris Keith, Deepwater Mo, Jordan Stinnett, Deepwater Mo, Lauren and Jeremy Denison, Brownington MO and Great Grandchildren Meghan LeeAnn Keith, Jephrey Dale Keith, Noah Irvin Charles Keith, Raelynn Walker Stinnett, Hesston Dean Denison, and James Amos Kyle Keith.