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Mabel R. Jones
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1883
Death: Jul. 27, 1972

Mrs. Mabel R. Jones, Olathe, Kansas died Thursday, July 27, 1972 at the Shawnee Mission Hospital in Shawnee, Kansas.
Services were held Sunday 2:00 p.m. July 20, 1972 at the United Methodist Church, Frankfort, Kansas with Reverend Wayne S. Feuerbacher officiating.

Casketbearers were Don Walters, Claude Smith, Jack Ridway, R.E. Wilson, John McCoy and Lorraine Baker.

Soloist was Miss. Jane Horigan accompanied by Mrs. Glen Forgy. Ushers were Hank Sisk, Willard Tilley, Robert L. Jones.

Lela Mabel, daughter of Abraham and Anna Renshaw, was born at Petersburg, Indiana February 13, 1883, and departed this life at Shawnee Mission, Kansas July 27, 1972 at the age of 89 years 5 months and 14 days.

At a early age she came to Kansas with her parents and live in the Bigelow community. On August 23, 1905 she was married to Horace L. Jones, Barrett, Kansas. They lived on a farm one mile south of Barrett and raised their family in the Barrett community where they were members of the Barrett Methodist Church. Her husband died September 30, 1925. The rest of her life was spent in the Frankfort community until 1966 when she moved to Olathe, Kansas to live with a daughter.

Mrs. Jones made friends easily and enjoyed her associations with people. She was a neighbor ready to help in any time of need.
She was a active ember of the Methodist Church of Frankfort and of the Women's Society of Christian Service. She was a member of the Palace Chapter No. 174
Order of the Eastern Star and was a Past Worthy Matron of the order. She was also a member of the Tuesday Club.

Mrs. Jones is survived by seven children and a niece who lived with the family from childhood: Lyle and Marvin, Frankfort, Kansas, Robert, Norwalk Connecticut, Ann (Mrs. Don Walters) Kansas City, Missouri, Mary Lou (Mrs. Claude Smith) Shawnee Mission, Kansas, Marian (Mrs. R.E. Wilson)
Denver, Colorado, Mildred (Mrs. Jack Ridgeway) Olathe, Kansas and the niece, Frances (Mrs. John McCoy, Shawnee, Kansas. 
Family links: 
  Horace L. Jones (1874 - 1925)
  Mildred Jones Ridgeway*
  Marvin Renshaw Jones (1908 - 2001)*
  Robert O. Jones (1913 - 2003)*
  Mary _Louise__ Jones Smith (1915 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Barrett Cemetery
Marshall County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section C Lot 7
Created by: Robert
Record added: Sep 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30209048
Mabel R. Jones
Added by: Robert
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