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 Rhoda Ellen <I>Jones</I> O'Dell

Rhoda Ellen Jones O'Dell

Death 17 Apr 1979 (aged 99)
Burial Page County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 55748276 · View Source
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Daughter of Isaac Newton Jones and Mary Ann McCullough

Siblings: Frank Jones 1875- , Thomas W Jones 1876- , Jennie R Jones Cooper 1878-1919, Isaac N Jones 1881- , Albert Berton Jones 1882- , Oliver O Jones 1885-1918, Alvin H Jones 1887-1935, Clara L Jones Baker 1890-1982, Wilbur George Jones 1891-1971, Lola S Jones Luellen 1894-1981, Ray J Jones 1897-1969

Married Walter P Cooper 1899

Children: Doyle Cooper, Fern Cooper Hall

Married Mahlon M O'Dell about 1909

Children: Thelma O O'Dell Rapp and Theo E O'Dell Squire


Bedford Times-Press
Bedford Ia, Jul 29, 1976

O'Dell, Rhoda E Jones Cooper
Funeral services for Mrs. Rhoda E. O'Dell, 99, will be at 2 pm, Friday at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home with Rev Gudmund Petersen and Carl Cummings officiating.

The family will meet friends from 7-8 pm, this Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Mrs. O'Dell died Tuesday morning at Goldenrod Manor after being a resident of rest homes for several years.

She was born August 22, 1879, at Allerton, Iowa, the daughter of Isaac and Mary McCullough Jones. She was married to Walter Cooper who died in 1902. Later she was married to Mahlon O'Dell who preceded her in death in 1936.

Mrs. O'Dell had been a resident of New Market and Clarinda area.

Burial will be in Memory cemetery at New Market.

She is survived by four children, Doyle Cooper of Clarinda, Fern Hall of Washington D.C., Thelma Rapp of Chicago and Theo Squiar of Lake Worth, Fl. She has three grandchildren, Lorraine Copp of Clarinda, Sherry Wiges of Elk Horn and John Squire of Seattle WA. There are also nine great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. Two living sisters are Clara Baker of Gravity and Lola Luellen of Clarinda and two sister-in-laws, Letta Jones of Clarinda and Esther Jones of Storm Lake. There were 13 children in the family.

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