HOWARDVILLE -- Patricia Ann Jones, 41, died April 2, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Born Aug. 5, 1961, in New Madrid, daughter of Ida Mae Jones of Howardville and Nathaniel Word of St. Louis, she was a 1981 graduate of Howardville High School and attended Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., and Lincoln University in Jefferson City. She served with the Missouri National Guard and was trained in the Medical Service Corps at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
Survivors in addition to her parents include: her daughter, Myia Jones of Howardville; her stepmother, Mulish Word of St. Louis; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Michelle and Patrick Hollis of Memphis, Tenn., and Sheila and Willie Rivers and Linda Word of St. Louis; one brother, Nigel Word of St. Louis; and her fiance, Curtis Williams of Howardville.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at the Howardville Community Building.
Burial will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery near New Madrid.