Obituaries

Obituaries

Kenneth and Hazel Jones 1917 - 2006

Services for Kenneth Jones, 87, and Hazel Jones, 88 Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Inurnment will be in Hardy Oak Cemetery in rural Jefferson County.Mrs. Jones died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence. Mr. Jones died Feb. 17, 1999.She was born July 17, 1917, in Lyndon, the daughter of Ernest F. and Ruth A. Potts Coxen. He was born July 23, 1912, in Tonganoxie, the son of Charles and Mildred Ulrich Jones.Mr. and Mrs. Jones farmed and ran a dairy north of Lawrence until 1951, when they moved to Washington state. He worked and retired as a city employee in Mabton and Benton City, Wash. She was a homemaker. They moved back to Lawrence in 1993.They married on Aug. 21, 1935, in Lawrence. Survivors include three daughters, Erma Rountry, Spokane, Wash., Barbara Ulestad, Battle Ground, Wash., and Carol Tripp, Lawrence; Hazel's brother, Ernie Coxen, Prossor, Wash.; Ken's sister, Mary Henry, Turlock, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.A grandson died in 1961.The family suggests memorials to the Visiting Nurses Assn., or Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.