Service will be Live Streamed
Barbara Jones Malo, 98, wife of the late Clement “Clem” Walter Malo, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022.
Born in Wells, England, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin “Ben” and Catherine “Dolly” Abrahams Jones.
In 1947, while working for USA Special Services, Barbara met her loving husband, Clem Malo. After their marriage Barbara began a successful career that lasted for over 18 years as a statistician with Great American Insurance Company. In 2011, she moved to Greenville.
Barbara had many hobbies including her exceptional cross stitching, cooking, baking for friends and family, caring for her “grand-dogs”, and shopping. She was dedicated to her work, always looking forward to her next task or project. However, there was nothing she loved more than her children. She imparted them with many life lessons, most importantly “to give everything you do your best effort”.
She is survived by her children, Doreen Malo Tananbaum (David), Norman Robert Malo (Karen), and Suzanne Malo Beachy (Keith); sister, Eve Pike (Bern); six grandchildren, C. Todd Malo (Suzanne), Lauren Rippy, Kim Beachy Frandsen, Kristina “Tina” Beachy Cox (Sean), Kelly Beachy Mead (Jason), Katherine “Kate” Beachy Jenkins (Jarod); ten great-grandchildren, Jack and Graham Malo, Kyle, Tyler, and Landon Frandsen, Keynan and Judah Cox, Carter and Charlie Mead, and Jaron “JJ” Jenkins; five nieces; two nephews; and personal nurse and dear friend Donna Karczewski (Walter).
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brother, Lewis Jones; and three sisters, Betty J. Horrex, Marie J. Mellon, and Doreen Jones.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Downtown Chapel of Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, with visitation following until 4:30 p.m. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. in Marietta National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Interim Hospice of Greenville and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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