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Dorothy Jones — Osceola

Published: Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 8:00 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Sept. 5, 2012 12:05 p.m. CDT

Dorothy Jones, 65, of Osceola died Sept. 18, 2012, at her home in Osceola.

Graveside services were 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Maple Hill Cemetery in Osceola. Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to her family.

Dorothy Doristhea Jones, daughter of Cora Alice (McBride) and Vernon Osgood, was born July 27, 1947, in Osceola.

Dorothy graduated from Clarke Community High School and attended Southwestern Community College, earning a degree in computer programming.

Dorothy worked at Snowdons for many years and also Boyt Manufacturing. Her last position was as a CNA at Clarke County Hospital.

Dorothy lived in Weldon for most of her life, before moving to Osceola in 1996.

Dorothy is survived by her companion Ernest Proctor of Osceola; daughter Malinda (Everett) Proctor of Grand River; son Richard (Faye) Jones of Osceola; stepdaughter Diana Jones of Osceola; grandchildren, Allen (Jamie) Sego, Heather Jones (companion Mike), Katie Jones (companion Casey), John Jones, Garth (Jessica) Proctor and ShayDe Sego (companion Trevin); great-grandchildren, Evahan and Preslee Wallace, Jerzee Schnick, Nicole Proctor and Mason Sego; sister Beulah Pettis of Des Moines; brothers, Emerson (Donna Jean) Osgood of Weldon, Orville (Betty) Osgood of Moncks Corner, S.C., and Harold (Donaldlene) Osgood of Valentine, Neb.; as well as other relatives and many friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; son Wesley J.J. Jones; brother Richard Osgood; ex-husband Tom Jones; and brother-in-law Roger Pettis.

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