Archive for Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Obituary: Marlis Jones


August 13, 2003

Memorial services for Marlis Darlene Jones, 78, Eckley, Colo., were Monday, Aug. 22, 2003, at the Eckley Community Church, with the Rev. Eldred Sidebottom officiating.

Mrs. Jones died last Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003, in Eckley. She was born Feb. 3, 1925, in South English, Iowa, the daughter of Irvan and Juanita (Grove) Hand.

She spent her childhood in the Tonganoxie area, and she graduated in 1943 from Tonganoxie Rural High School.

She married Charles Jones on May 21, 1947, in Leavenworth. They moved to the Yuma and Eckley, Colo., area in 1967. Mrs. Jones was a homemaker.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter, Linda.

Survivors include a son, Greg Jones, Yuma; two brothers, Dale Hand, Lawrence, and Stanley Hand, Tonganoxie; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter.

Baucke Funeral Home, Yuma, handled arrangements.

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