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Trula A. Jones Blackford
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1946
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 2012
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Born in Sioux City, IA on Sep. 22, 1946
Departed on Aug. 1, 2012 and resided in Des Moines, IA.

Visitation: Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012
Service: Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012

Trula A. Blackford, 65, of Des Moines died Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Her family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 4 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Visitation will conclude with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Trula was born on September 22, 1946 in Sioux City, IA to Alva and Eleanora (FISCHER) JONES. She moved to Des Moines in 1967 when she married Gerald "Russ" BLACKORD.

Trula enjoyed planting flowers and collecting angels and butterflies. She devoted her life to her husband, children and grandchildren and loved attending their sporting events and school functions.

Those left to cherish Trula's memory include her husband of 45 years, Russ; son, Jason (Michelle) BLACKFORD of Des Moines; daughter, Amanda (Scot) SHELLEY of Ankeny, three grandchildren, Emily and Alex BLACKFORD and A.J. SHELLEY; brother, Denis (Amelia) JONES; and sister, Joye THOMPSON. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Alva "Buddy" JONES.
Family links: 
  Alva R. Jones (1917 - 1981)
  Eleanora Amanda Fischer Jones (1918 - 2006)
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Originally Created by: Williams
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
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Trula A. <i>Jones</i> Blackford
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Trula A. <i>Jones</i> Blackford
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