|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1914|
|Death: ||May 16, 2010|
Fern Faye Jones, 96, passed away May 16, 2010 in Leavenworth, Kansas. She was a longtime area resident of Frankfort, Kansas.
A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the United Methodist Church at Frankfort. Janet Plegge organist and Lorene Shearer provided the music.
Burial was in Barrett Cemetery, southwest of Frankfort, Kansas.
Pallbearers were John Jones, Ken Myers, Bob Dallas, William Hanis, Matt Nincehelser and William Budenbender.
Fern was born February 22, 1914 at Beatrice, Nebraska, the daughter of Harry and Meta Coates. In her early career she was a secretary For the Gage County Courthouse in Beatrice.
in July 1941, she married William Paul Jones and moved to their farm near Frankfort. She was a active partner in their farming operation during their fifty years of marriage.
As a homemaker and a parent of four children Fern enjoyed a very active life- always willing to help others. She was a member of the Frankfort First United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, Mother's Club, and Senior Citizens. As a 4-H Club parent, she taught many cooking and sewing classes and loved to help everyone prepare for the Marshall County Fair. She enjoyed baking, gardening, sewing, reading, using her computer for e-mail and spending time with her friends and family.
After Paul passed away, in December 1991, Fern continued to handle records and administrative tasks for her farm trusts. She enjoyed living alone, on one of her farms, until she was nearly 95 years old.
Survivors include her four children, William P. Jones, Frankfort, Kansas, Harry P. Jones, Leavenworth, Kansas, Keith S. Jones, Lawrence and Allene K. Hanis, Colorado Springs. Colorado; eight grandchildren; Danielle LePique, Kansas City, Missouri Audra Trudell, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, John Jones and Andrew Jones, Leavenworth, Kansas, Christina, Montalva, Denver, Colorado, Paul Hanis Kennicott, Arkansas, Angela Hanis, Japan, and Rachel Nincehelser, Frank-
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Leland Coates, Myrl Coates, and Elden Coates, and husband W. Paul Jones.
W Paul Jones (1914 - 1991)
Plot: Section B Lot 5
Created by: Robert
Record added: Sep 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30209033