Mary Antoinette “”Toni”” Jones, 72, daughter of Jose Ruiz and Eileen Reagan Ruiz Cooper, was born Oct. 27, 1932, in St. Louis. She died Jan. 20, 2005, at Lester E. Cox Medical Center in Springfield.She grew up in the St. Louis area, attending elementary and high school there. She attended Rubican Business College in St. Louis and was a secretary in the area. She married Harold Jones Oct. 16, 1971.When she moved to Texas County, she became involved in the American Legion, serving as secretary of posts 890 and 559.She loved her flower garden and home.She was preceded in death by her parents.Surviving is her husband of 33 years.Services were Jan. 25 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Wasson officiating. Burial was in the Pine Lawn Cemetery. “

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