– Cheryl, 73, joined her oldest son Christopher Jones at her
ultimate destination; into the waiting arms of Jesus on
Saturday, May 11th, 2019 in Lyons.
was born to Henry and Eve Winchell on Feb. 9th, 1946 in
Burbank, CA. She was raised in the hills (on her horse) of
Santa Cruz CA, graduated from Santa Cruz High School, and went
on to graduate from Palomar Community College in San Marcos,
1967, Cheryl met and married her husband of 50 years while
working in the PX at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base.
moved to OR in 1971 with their first son and #2 on the way,
and settled in Philomath while her husband attended OSU.
She ultimately gave birth to 5 children, 4 boys and a
daughter. She was a homemaker until the children were in high
school. Cheryl started working at Fairview Training
Center where she earned the moniker, the Mother Teresa of
Fairview. She then went on to work at Salem Hospital and
eventually retired from Cascade Cardiology as a Medical
Assistant in 2013.
passion was her walk with the Lord, her husband, children, her
artwork and especially her horse, chickens, dogs, cats and an
assortment of other creatures. She was a gourmet cook
and had a green thumb to grow anything that drew her
attention; she leaves a prolific garden and vegetation around
is survived by her husband Jan Derk Jones of Lyons; daughter
in-law Laurie Jones of Tigard & her daughter Kim Ehlers of
Richmond VA, sons Matt & Jeff Mooney of Tigard; son Ian
Jones & his wife Allyson & two daughters Abigail and
Isabella of Salinas, CA; daughter Marieke Jones of Salem; son
Jacques Jones & his wife Jennifer & daughters Jolie
& Talia & son Christopher of Salem; Micah Jones of
Lyons; sister Pat Wallace of Waldport; brother Ted Winchel
& his wife Joan of Bend. Her beloved horse Snappy,
dog Tucker, cat Panther, herd of chickens known as “her
Celebration of Cheryl’s Life will be held Saturday May 18th
at 11:00 a.m. at Foothills Church in Stayton. Bright,
colorful, casual attire preferred.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.