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Jones, Carol A.

Jones, Carol A.

April 2, 1930 — November 10, 2018

Carol Harris Jones, 88, passed away November 10, 2018 at her home. Visitation will be held from 12-1:00 p.m., Thursday, November 15th at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Missouri. A private burial in Memorial Park Cemetery follows.

Carol was born April 2, 1930 in Kansas City and graduated from Southwest High School (1947) followed by the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri, Bachelor of Science (1951). She enjoyed a life-long membership at Village Presbyterian Church, teaching Sunday school and singing in the Choir. Carol was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority, the Kansas City Young Matrons and served 30 years as a docent for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Mrs. Jones was predeceased by her husband, Warren Wesley Jones in 2013, her sister Paula R. Folger in 2018 and son-in-law Ken Yarrington in 2006. Survivors include her children: Dana Yarrington (children Troy, Tiffany), Carla Sklenka (husband Russell Sklenka, Sara, Julianne), Kelly Breda (husband Edgar Breda, Jr., children Kasey, Connor), Craig W. Jones (wife Michelle, children Alexandra, Carson, Addison); niece, Karen R. Rankin (husband Scott Rankin, Lauren). Words fail to express the gratitude and appreciation to lifelong friends and to the dedicated group of care providers who tended, loved and supported her, including Kindred Hospice and Right at Home, who became family to us all.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, or to the Village Church Foundation.

Service Information

Visitation will be held from 12-1:00 p.m., Thursday, November 15th at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Missouri. A private burial in Memorial Park Cemetery follows.

Jones, Carol A.'s Guestbook

Sorry to hear of Aunt Carol’s passing. I will always treasure our pleasant visits with Carol & Warren as well as with my youthful cousins. I particularly remember Carol taking my other brother Darrell and me with our cousins for a super afternoon at their local pool. Our thoughts and prayers will be with everyone as you celebrate a truly great, thoughtful and beautiful person.

Linda & Jim Jones

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