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Joella Jones

January 26, 1940 — November 15, 2020

Joella L. Jones, 80, of Leavenworth, KS, formerly of Marion, passed away on November 15, 2020 in Baldwin City, KS from advanced Alzheimer’s .

Joella was born in West Plains, Missouri to Verle and Aline (Lock) Bottom on January 26, 1940.  She married James O. Jones on September 27, 1958 in West Plains, Missouri.  She was a devoted wife and mother working outside the home in various office/administrative roles over the years. She was an avid antiquer and loved her dogs.  

Joella is survived by James O. Jones (husband), Mark R. Jones (son) and wife Beth, Judy Whiteside (sister), three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Joella is preceded in death by Daughter, Lorri Ann McCuan; Mother, Aline Bottom; Father, Verle Bottom. 

Graveside services will be Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 1 pm at Rose Hill Cemetery with Dr. Bob Wagner officiating.  Family and friends are asked to meet directly at the cemetery.  Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

The family request you consider a memorial donation to either of the following in Joella’s name:

The Alzheimer’s Association


Midland Care

200 SW Frazier Circle

Topeka, KS 66606


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