The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


July 27, 2013

Georgann Audrey Jones

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — Georgann Audrey Jones, 78, of Baxter Springs, Kan., passed from this life on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Golden Living Facility in Pittsburg, Kan.

Georgann was born on Nov. 5, 1934, in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, to the union of Paul Kenneth and Phobe Viola (Betz) Hurd.

She was united in marriage on June 13, 1953, in Miami, Okla., to Dennie D. Jones. He preceded her in death.

She worked as a manager at King Louie Manufacturing until her retirement. She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family and friends. When Georgann was in good health she attended the First Baptist Church in Baxter Springs.

Georgann is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Dennie D. Jones Jr.; one brother, Kenneth Paul Hurd; and two sisters, Delores Grimm and Marjorie Hurd.

She is survived by one daughter, Denice Richter and husband, Michael, of Snellville, Ga.; one son, Douglas Lee Jones and Brenda Hatfield, of Baxter Springs; one sister, Shirley Baker, of Sioux City, Iowa; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel. Pastor Audie Tash will officiate. Burial will follow in the Baxter Springs Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 7 Monday, July 29, at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel.

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