Joe Foreman
Former Silver City Mayor Gerald Jones stands by the new sign at Gerald D. Jones Centennial Park. The sign is purple and gold, the same school colors worn by the Silver City Bombers. Jones was on the Silver City Board of Education when the district consolidated with Glenwood.
Silver City Park to Be Named After Former Mayor, County Supervisor, State Representative Gerald Jones

SILVER CITY - A longtime public servant is being honored by his hometown of Silver City.
Later this month, the name of Gerald Jones will be added to the official name of the city’s Centennial Park on Main Street.

Jones, who resides in Silver City with his wife Janet, served on the Silver City Board of Education for four years before being elected mayor, a position he held for 26 years. He also spent three years on the Mills County Board of Supervivors before being elected to the Iowa House of Representatives, where he spent five years.