Zona Aileen (Parks) Anderson, age 85 of Clinton, Missouri passed away Thursday, April 24, 2008 at the Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. Zona was born on June 12, 1922, in Henry County to Clark and Elsie (Kimzey) Parks. She was married on August 1, 1940 to Fred Hardin Anderson who passed away in 1948. She worked for United Telephone (Sprint) for 35 years as an operator, bookkeeper and warehouse inventory supervisor before retiring in 1982. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Clinton; active in the Business & Professional Women's Group; was very involved at one time with the Golden Valley Hospital Auxillary and bowled with the Clinton Bowling League.
Zona was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son-in-law, Bill Sell and her brother-in-law Marion Zollicker.
She is survived by three daughters; Gloria Sell of Clinton; Carol Fisher of Blue Springs and Joyce Turner and her husband Orin of Ozawkie, Kansas; three sisters: Francine Webb and her husband Irvin of Warsaw; Mary McLain and her husband Kenneth of Harrisonville and Irma Jean Zollicker of Clinton. Zona also leaves four grandchildren; Rodney Fisher of Blue springs; Patrick Brooks and his wife Susan of Lawrence, Kansas; Kelly Fangohr and her husband Lonnie of Oskaloosa, Kansas; Sydney Ballard and her husband David of Clinton and six great grandchildren; Mariah, MiKayla, Turner, Tom, Dawson and Kayde as well as several nieces and nephews who meant so much to her.
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 P.M., Monday, April 28, 2008 at Consalus Funeral Home in Clinton. Visitation will be at 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home with burial to follow at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton. The family suggests memorial contributions to Parks Chapel Cemetery in care of the funeral home. On line Condolences may be shared at www.consalusfuneralhome.com.