JONES - Frank Jones, the oldest child of Wesley and Campy Orender Jones, was born on a farm in Douglas County, near Vera Cruz, on August 31, 1889. On Nov. 3, 1907, in the home of the bride, Frank married Audrey Moshier in a ceremony per formed by G.P. Caudle, MG.
Children of Frank and Audrey included: Cecil, Velma, Margaret, Maude, Elsie Pearl, Willie, twins Dorothy and Delores, and Audrey Bertha.
Cecil married Joda "Joe" Hill, son of Tom and Belle Ryan Hill, and had children: Doris (Fedrau), Billie and George. Velma married Orval Inman and had children: Opal (Williams), Roy Kenneth, Barbara (Johnston), John and Ronnie. Margaret married Ray Absher and had children Ray, Dorothy, Vernon, Clara and Quinith. Ray Absher died in 1937, then Margaret married Carl Absher and had Genieve, Genieve, Cecilia Darlene(1940 - l942), Carl, Linda and Steven.
Maude married Albert Cogdill and had children: Robert, Charlene and Keith. Elsie Pearl (1920 - 1924). Willie married Ernest Goldsmith and had two children Helen and Erma. Dorothy married Harold Berg and had Sharon Kay and Alta Faye. Delores married Loyd Piercy and their children were Loyd Ralph and Patsy Darlene. Audrey Bertha married Bill Holden and had Candance, Kimberly, Kelly Ann and Lori Marie.
Frank died in the University of Missouri Hospital on March 6, 1950, of cancer. Burial was in Thomas Cemetery in Norwood. Audrey died in Reedley, CA, and is buried there.
Submitted by Opal Inman Williams