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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Obituary: Helen (Jones) Cagle

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  • Helen (Jones) Cagle, 71, died at Galachia Heart Hospital in Wichita on December 19, 2012.Helen was born on January 11, 1941, to William Lee and Velma Elizabeth (Moore) Jones in Blue Mountain, Mississippi.She married Tony Cagle on December 24, 1957, in Holly Springs, Mississippi. They would have been married 55 years on Christmas Eve. He survives in the home.Helen was a homemaker in the true sense of the word. She was a woman who saw the home as a strong gathering place for family and friends. She was everyone’s “Mom”! Tony and Helen demonstrated a strong love for each other and for the family. She delighted in her grand and great-grandchildren and demonstrated her love through her selfless and humble care and acceptance.She enjoyed many things: including, her Bible, gospel music and crafts, dried flower arrangements, and she was a big K.U. basketball fan!She was a member of the Eastern Star, Red Hat Society and the Halstead Baptist Church.She is survived by her husband, Tony Cagle; her children, Michael and Janet Cagle, Tammy and Randy Regier, and Barbara and Jeff Dickson; siblings, Lee and Ceolah Jones, Thomas and Donna Jones, Stanley and Jackie Jones and Brenda and Jerry Schultz. There are seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Velma Jones; and brother Steve Jones.Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 A.M., December 26, 2012, at the First Christian Church of Newton. A visitation is scheduled from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 23, at Petersen Funeral Home. A memorial suggestion is for the Wesley Medical Center Neonatal Care Center, ICU.Helen struggled with cancer for many months until the time of her death. Her life touched many people and she will be remembered for her warmth, acceptance, humility and love for her family. The family is saddened with her passing but they will have many enduring memories of her. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com. 

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