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Obituaries

Obituaries

Keneith Junior Jones 1926 - 2007 Cottonwood Falls

A celebration of life for Keneith Junior Jones, 81, Cottonwood Falls, was Monday at Cottonwood Falls United Methodist Church. Burial was in Prairie Grove Cemetery in rural Cottonwood Falls.Mr. Jones died Thursday, May 17, 2007, at his home.He was born Feb. 8, 1926, in Atwood, the son of Charles "Casey" and Ella Mae Shaft Jones.Mr. Jones worked at Beaver Implement in Strong City for several years and IBP in Emporia for 15 years. He and his son, Larry, owned and operated Jones Truck and Tractor Shop in Strong City for 14 years. He also farmed with his father for more than 20 years and then farmed with his brother, Tom.He married Dorothy Murdock Embers on May 25, 1952. They divorced. He married Joyce Carey on Nov. 30, 1985, in Cottonwood Falls. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three sons, Charles and Jerry, both of Cottonwood Falls, and Larry, Strong City; a daughter, Laleigh Campbell, Lawrence; a brother, Tom, Cottonwood Falls; three sisters, Donna Carson and Elizabeth Beikmann, Manhattan, and Margaret Westfahe, Haven; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.Mr. Jones was preceded in death by a son, Kenny, in 1982.The family suggests memorials to Hand in Hand Hospice or Cottonwood Falls United Methodist Church, sent in care of Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, 201 Cherry, Cottonwood Falls 66845.