Archive for Sunday, November 5, 2000

Areta Jones

November 5, 2000


Graveside services for Areta M. Jones, 73, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Jones died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 11, 1927, in Fort Leavenworth, the daughter of Ewing J. and Neva (Davenport) Gunn.

Mrs. Jones was a homemaker.

She married Oren C. Jones on June 10, 1944, in Lawrence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Lana E. Vantuyl, Oskaloosa, and Areta M. Rofkahr, Lawrence; a son, Oren I. Jones, Huntsville, Ala.; two brothers, Ewing J. Gunn, Lawrence, and Eugene Gunn, Seattle; a sister, Carol Tennyson, Lawrence; a half-brother Charles Ketchum, Tonganoxie; a half-sister, Neva Forster, Callahan, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and 15-great-grandchildren.

A great-grandson died earlier.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials in her name to the charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElWain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.

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