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Will be greatly missed by her family and friends Leatha Juanita (Chapman) Jones passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008 at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born June 17, 1921 in Protem, Mo. the daughter of Fate and Oma (Harper) Chapman.
Leatha and Alton Jones were married on Sept. 25, 1938 in Nubbin Hill, Mo. To this union four children were born. Her love in life was her kids and grandkids. She enjoyed those special holidays spending time with her family. The grandkids and great-grandkids were a big part of her life.
Leatha spent a lot of time making quilts. She loved to crochet and embroider. She also loved flowers and birds. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Mrs. Jones is survived by her children, Lynn Jones and wife, Judy, of Theodosia, Vonda McDaniel, of Thornfield, Connie Jones and wife, Ethel, of Thornfield, and Carla Hambelton and husband, Martie, of Gainesville; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Faye Goodsell and Ruthie Ridgner, of Protem; special friends and caregivers, Korrie Dempsey and Fawnelle Patterson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Alton Jones, and one sister, Ruby Denton, of Rogers, Ark.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m., with Doyle Turner officiating, at the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Burial followed at Lutie Cemetery in Theodosia.