Wanda Rae "Reed" JonesMay 19th, 2021
Wanda Rae "Reed" Jones, 71, of California, Mo., passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Capital Region Medical Center Jefferson City, Mo. She was born on July 7, 1949, in Callaway County, the daughter of Alonzo Reed and Mildred "Jones" Reed, both of whom proceeded her in death. She was united in marriage on May 21, 1966, in Clarksburg, Mo., to Jack Lee Jones, who proceeded her in death on November 9, 1999. Wanda always put family first. She loved to play bingo and spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She worked at Cargill for many years. Survivors include one son, Gary Jones (Belinda) of Jamestown, Mo.; three daughters, Tina Kirchner (Dale) of California, Mo., Jackie Ash (Dennis Kusgen) of California, Mo., Vivian Brown (Mike) of California, Mo.; one brother, William "Dale" Reed (Ruby); three sisters, Shirley Love (Ken), Kay Brewer (Murphy), Geneva Wyatt (David); 15 grandchildren; 26 great- grandchildren; brother in-law, Dennis Jones (Loretta); and two sisters-in-law, Martha Jones and Fern Jones. She was preceded in death by one son in-law, Randy Ash; four brothers, Donald Reed, John Reed, Ronald Reed, James Reed; six sisters, Ruth Mickey, Nellie Ousley, Juanita Morris, Mary Hurshman, Betty Woody, and Marilyn Kennedy. Funeral services were held Monday, May 17, 2021, at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Home, with Jerry Reed officiating. Burial was at Mount Moriah Cemetery near Latham, Mo. Memorials are suggested to the Central Missouri Kidney Association, c/o the funeral home. Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St., California, Mo.