JANUARY 1, 1919 - DECEMBER 20, 2008

KANSAS -  Donice Jones, 89, of Kansas, Oklahoma, died December 20, 2008, at Grove Nursing Home, Grove, Oklahoma. Born January 1, 1919 in Colcord, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Charles Howerton and Sarah Jane Bryant Howerton. She lived most of her life in Delaware County, Oklahoma. She was a former resident of Bella Vista, Arkansas. Donice was a co-owner of J.O. Jones General Store in Kansas, Oklahoma. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and the First Baptist Church, of Kansas, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by her husband J.O. Jones in 1986; and one granddaughter, Kerry Dempwolf.

Survivors include one son, Joey Jones of Bentonville, Arkansas; one daughter, Janet Stansell and husband Joe of Colcord, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Terra Jo Stansell Snyder of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Cody Jones Stansell of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Danielle Harvill of Pearland, Texas, and Joey O’Neal Jones of Columbus, Ohio; five great grandchildren, Beth Ann Bartleson of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma, Kaci Leigh Dempwolf of Colcord, Oklahoma, Lucas Harvill of Pearland, Texas, Logan Harvill of Pearland, Texas, and Braden Jones of Columbus, Ohio.

Pallbearers will be Joey Jones, Charlie Dempwolf, Joe Stansell, Bill Snyder, Cody Stansell, Travis Harvill, Joey O’Neal Jones, and Lucas Harvill.

 Funeral services were 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Wasson Memorial Chapel, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, with Mr. Larry Ellis officiating. Burial followed at Kansas Cemetery, Kansas, Oklahoma.