Herb Jones Memorial Fireplace in Ken Connor Park Spirits were brightened on a cold December afternoon when Mary Jones, widow of the late Herb Jones, officially lighted the Herb Jones Memorial Fireplace in Ken Connor Park. Members of the Jones and Connor families attended the celebration.

Herb Jones' contributions to the Kirkwood Community were recognized by Dan Graham (Clifford Willard Gaylord Foundation), Mayor Tim Griffin (Kirkwood) and Donna Poe (Downtown Kirkwood SBD).

The protective screening and timer were installed on the fireplace unit on December 28, the gas flame is being operated on a timer. Plantings will be installed in the park in the spring.