COLUMBIA - Anna Josephine LaPlant Jones, 90, formerly of East Prairie, died at 8:45 a.m. June 12, 2004, at her home.
Born Feb. 26, 1914, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Edward Louis and Carrell W. England LaPlant, she lived in St. Louis before moving to Columbia 11 years ago. She was a member of the First Church of God in Columbia.
On April 10, 1940, she married Raymond Jones who preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1978.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, John L. and Joyce I. Jones of Columbia; one sister, Colleen Ward of Columbia; two grandchildren, John L. Jones of Columbia and Jennifer Lamons of Holts Summit; and two great-grandchildren, Meghan Kaiser and Sydney Kaiser of Holts Summit.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd LaPlant and Ronald LaPlant; and two sisters, Agnes Pierce and Dale Hendershott.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 1:30 p.m. at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Jim Renn will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.