History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

1911- Wilbur Miller  constructs the first building designated as a Funeral Home West of the Mississippi River in Washington, Iowa.

1917- Wilbur Miller dies in the Flu epidemic and the Funeral Home is sold to Charles Woodford of Brighton, Iowa.

1924- Charles Woodford dies and Louis A. Jones assumes ownership of the Funeral Home, financially backed by Joseph McElhinney, a local druggist.

1944- Louis A. Jones forms a business partnership with his wife, Florence, a licensed mortician herself, and their son Willis.

1959- The Jones Funeral Home purchases the Fox Theatre and converts it into a drive-through foyer.

1968- Willis C. Jones purchases the Funeral Home from his parents.

1979- John F. Moenck and Wayne E. Davis become co-owners of the Funeral Home.    

1989- John F. Moenck becomes the sole owner after the sudden death of Wayne E. Davis.

1996- The Jones Funeral Home merges with the Eden Funeral Home.

2005- Martin L. Beenblossom purchases the Jones-Eden Funeral Home.

2011- The Jones-Eden Funeral Home celebrates its centennial anniversary.


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