Archive for Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Helen Jones Kasson

April 20, 2004


— Services for Helen Jones Kasson, 92, Murrieta, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Rancho Baptist Church in Temecula. Private family graveside services will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress.

Mrs. Kasson died Friday, April 16, 2004, at the home she shared with her daughter.

She was born July 14, 1911, in Lawrence, Kan., the daughter of Frank E. and Lura Bailey Jones. She attended Lawrence schools and was a telephone operator. She moved to California with her husband in 1940.

She married Norman O. Kasson on July 6, 1931. He died in November 1994.

A grandson also died earlier.

Survivors include two daughters, Jeannette Ewing, Murrieta, and Norma Jeanne Wright, Surprise, Ariz.; a sister, Betty Mole, Lawrence; a brother, Phillip E. Jones, Live Oak; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 22 foster children.

The family suggests memorials to a fund to provide replacement flags as needed at a pole at the church in memory of her brother, Frank, sent in care of Larry and Jeannette Ewing, 29852 Sycamore Ridge Road, Murrieta, CA 92563.

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