Joseph E. and Alta (Leinard) Jones, 6 North 51 West

In 1880 Adair County, Iowa, John W. Leinard is 33 Elizabeth A. 29, both born in Ohio. Benton W. 6 and Altha 2 were born in Iowa.

Elizabeth Ann LEINARD, daughter of James and Sarah SMITH, was born in Coschocton county, Ohio, November 19, 1850, and passed from this life, November 17, 1932, at her home in Winterset. Had she lived two more days she would have reached her 83rd birthday.
On April 23, 1871, she was united in marriage to John Worthington LEINARD. This union was blessed with two sons and two daughters, the eldest son, Bert LEINARD having preceded her in death, passing away at Tingley, Iowa in 1905.
They lived two years near Winterset, then moved to Greenfield, where they resided for about nineteen years, returning later to the farm southwest of Winterset where they lived till the death of Mr. LEINARD in 1917, when she with her one daughter then living at home moved to Winterset, where she has spent the remainder of her life.
Early in life she showed her faith in the Christian Religion and united with the Methodist church to which church and to which religion she always gave her most loyal devotion, attending each and every service when at all possible for her to do so. During the past ten years her health has been gradually failing until the past year she has been confined to her home much of the time.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her daughters Mrs. W. S. INLOW of Winterset, and Mrs. Altha JONES of Sioux City; a son, Arthur LEINARD of Des Moines; three sisters, Mrs. M. C. LEINARD of Winterset; Mrs. Frank DANIELS of Salina, Kansas; and Mrs. James HALE of West Liberty, Iowa; two brothers, J. N. SMITH of Jamaica and M. J. SMITH of Winterset. Also eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren, besides many nephews and nieces, and other relatives and a host of friends.
Services were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church with interment at Winterset Cemetery.

Joseph E. Jones, born in Illinois to Wm Jones and Mary Hill, married Altha Leinard, daughter of John Leinard and Elizabeth Smith, on August 15, 1905 in Winterset, Iowa.

In 1910 Logan County, Joseph is farming, 29, born in Illinois, married four years to Alta 31 Iowa. Lyra 2 was born in Iowa.

Joseph claimed two quarters in 15, 6N 51W in 1913.
Joseph Edgar Jones 1880-1918 died of influenze, and is buried in Sterling # 57091256.

In 1920 Madison County, Iowa, Altha M. is widowed, 42, with Lyla M. 11 born in Iowa, Harry 8, Harlan 8, Iona 4 and Mabel 2 born in Colorado.

Oscar D. Hicks, son of L. T. Hicks and Mary E. Dryden, married Altha Jones on February 17, 1925 in Winterset. It was the second marriage for both. Altha was the daughter of J.W. Leinard and Elizabeth Smith.
Miss Llyra Jones was a witness.

In 1925 Woodbury County, Iowa, Alpha is 46, now married to Oscar Dale Hicks, 44. Llyra 16, Harland 13, Harvey 13, Iona Leigh 10, and Mildred M. Jones 7 are with them.
In 1930 Woodbury County, Oscar 49 and Altha M. Hicks 51 have Harvey J. and "Harnold" J. 18, Iowa L. 15, and Mable 12.

In 1940 Sioux City Altha JONES is widowed, 61, living with son Harlan 28 and his wife Gladys 23, and son Harlan T. 2.

Altha 1878 - 1950 is buried in Sioux City, per # 7027867.

Oscar 59 is married to Hattie Hicks, 43, in 1940 WSinterset, with Oscar 5 and Franklin 3.

When Oscar registered for WWII in Winterset, his reference was Mrs. Hattie Hicks of the same address.


Llyra M. Carlson was born March 16, 1909 at Winterset Iowa to Joseph E. Jones and Altha M. Leinard, dying June 7, 2001.

Llyra Marjorie Carlson died 2001, and is buried in Whittier, California, per # 124837527.


In 1940 Sioux City, Iowa, Iona is 25, married to Edward Webster 29, with Anita Lee 3.

Iona Leigh Shirley, born March 4, 1915 at Kelly (SS has California, but it should be Kelly Colorado ) to Josephe Edgar Jones, and Altha Mae Leinard, died January 27, 2005 in Jackson County, Oregon, spouse Robert.

IONA L. SHIRLEY, age 89, of Grants Pass, died Thursday, January 27, 2005 at Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford.
No services are planned. Southern Oregon Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.
Iona was born March 4, 1915 in Kelly, Douglas County (SHOULD BE LOGAN COUNTY), Colorado. She recently moved to Grants Pass from Yuba City, Califrornia to be near her daughter. She enjoyed crafts and tending her roses.
Surviving include a son, Robert Webster of Margarita Island, Venezuela ; a daughter, Bonnie Tibbs of Grants Pass ; a sister, Mable Seward of Redding, California ; three grandchildren ; five great-grandchildren Her husband, Robert Shirley, died before her.


Harlan Jones, 24, married Gladys Irene Derby in Sioux City on July 2, 1935.

In 1940 Sioux City Altha JONES is widowed, 61, living with son Harlan 28 and his wife Gladys 23, and son Harlan T. 2. Harlan (July 28, 1911 - July 2, 2003 is buried in Sioux City # 14323699.

Obituary : HARLAN JONES, age 91, died Wednesday July 2, 2003 at his residence.
Services will be Tuesday at Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel with the Rev. Alex T. Washington officiating.
Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Harlan was born July 28, 1911 at Kelly, Colorado, a son of the late Joseph Edward and ALTHEA MAY ( LEINARD ) Jones.
The family moved to Winterset, Iowa in 1918, where he attended country school. Harlan made his final move to Sioux City in 1925, where he remained since.
He married Gladys I. Derby on July 2, 1935 at Sioux City, she died Dec. 32, 1991.
He worked at the delivery department of T. S. Martin for 15 years and Swift Packing for 32 years, retiring in 1974. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.
Surviving are two sons : Harlan " Joe " ( Lauralee ) Jones and auctioneer Gary D. ( Mary Kay ) Jones, both of Sioux City ; two sisters, Iona Shirley of Yuba City, CA and Mable M. Seward of Redding, CA ; sister-in-law, Lorraine Jones of Culver City, CA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Llyra Carlson and his twin brother, Harvey Jones.


This is a different one....
Mildren Mabel Jones and James B. Carr had Judy Louise Carr on November 23, 1946 in British Columbia, and she died December 4, 1946 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
Mildred Mae Carr 1912-2008 is buried in Boundary County, Idaho, # 96455698 , with July Louise 1946-1946 # 96455748.
"Mildred Mae Jones Carr, 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, Mar. 31, 2008 at Shoshone Living Center in Shoshone. She was"

Mable Mildred Jones, born June 30, 1917, died December 5, 2005 in Redding, California, marrying Lyle Martin Seward November 21, 1933.

In 1940 Sioux City, Lyle is a truck driver on a cream route, 27, with Mildred M. 22, Joan M. 5, and Phyllis J. 3.

In 1954 Lyle is a mechanic for Teichert, and he and Mable live at 825 Nichols in Yuam, CAlifornia.
In 1972 Lyle is a shop foreman for A. Teichert & Son, and he and Mable live at 1544 3rd in Marysville, California.
She's buried in Siskiyou County # 103923178, with Lyle 1912-1985.

Phyllis Jean Seward Cervelli passed away in Medford, Oregon on December 10, 2013 after a long, courageous fight to rehabilitate and recover from a stroke, surrounded by her family.Phyllis was born in Sioux City, Iowa to parents Lyle and Mable Seward.

Both she and her sister, JoAnn, moved with the family to Mount Shasta and attended Mount Shasta High School.Phyllis had a great passion for animals. She often fostered dogs and cats for the Siskiyou Humane Society in Mount Shasta. She adopted many homeless animals as well.
Phyllis was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and received the Order of the Rose from her Chapter in Mount Shasta.Phyllis was a talented artist and loved to sketch horses and hand quilt. She earned a Certified Teacher’s Aide Certificate for the state of California.
She and her sister also attended Bryman’s School and earned a clerical degree in medical technology and was very proud of that.
One of her great joys in life was being with her grandchildren. Phyllis is survived by her three children and five grandchildren: Ron Cervelli, wife Dixie, grandson, Tyler of Mount Shasta; Monty Cervelli, wife Suzie, granddaughters, Kelcie and Madysson, and grandson, Colton of Lake Shastina; and Terri Dahl, husband David, and grandson, Thomas of Medford, Oregon.Phyllis is also survived by her sister, JoAnn Graham of Redding, California; along with her niece, Michelle Graham of Redding, California; as well as several other grandnieces and nephews. Phyllis is also survived by her former husband, Robert Cervelli of Weed, California.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Mable Seward; nephew, Rory Graham; and brother-in-law Jim Graham.

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