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Frank Ervine Coones
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1905
Benton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 2003
Benton County
Missouri, USA

Son of Benjamin Franklin Coones and Pearl Johnson

m1: Mary Mantonya 1927
(Mary left Frank, taking children Lois and Ray, who rejoined their father later.)

m2: Grace Mantonya 1940 (sister of Mary)
m3: Mellie D. Morris Apr 13 1975

COONES, Frank Ervine
b: Mar 28 1905, near Warsaw, Benton Co, MO
d: Dec 13 2003, near Warsaw, Benton Co, MO
bur: Finey Church Cemetery, Osage Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Reser Funeral Home, Warsaw, MO
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Dec 15 2003 - Frank Ervine Coones, 98, rural Warsaw, died at his home Saturday, December 13, 2003. He was born March 28, 1905, near Warsaw, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Pearl Johnston Coones. He had lived in Benton County almost his entire life. He was a farmer and also worked for Bishops Gunstock Company in Warsaw for 20 years. He was a member of Finey Baptist Church. He married Mary Mantonya in 1927. Then he married her sister, Grace Mantonya in 1940. After her death in February 1972, he married Mellie D. Morris in April 1975 and she survives of the home. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, three sisters, two sons and two grandsons. He is survived by his wife, Mellie of the home; two daughters, Lois Howard of Warsaw and Barbara Veach and husband, Dan, also of Warsaw, a son, Kenneth Mantonya, and his wife Kaye, Warsaw; three brothers, Harold I. Coones of Warsaw, Norman Coones of Clinton and Olin Coones of Kansas City, Kansas; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Lonnie and Dick Morris, Neosho; four step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews, grand and great-grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 17, at the Reser Funeral Home. Burial will be in Finey Cemetery near Deepwater.
(obit from Henry Co. website, used with permission.)

Family links: 
  Mary E. Mantonya Coones (1912 - 2001)*
  Grace M. Mantonya Coones (1914 - 1971)*
  Ray W. Coones (1937 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Finey (Deepwater)
Henry County
Missouri, USA
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51241193
Frank Ervine Coones
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