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Ona Kelso

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

ADVANCE - Ona Kelso, 93, died May 17, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born Oct. 15, 1910, in Bell City, daughter of the late Perry and Bertie Bollinger Hickerson, she was a member of the Order of the Easter Star in Bloomfield.

Her first husband, Harvey Thompson, died July 29, 1961. She and Oral Kelso were married in May 1964, and he also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son, Bob Thompson of Bell City; one brother, Joe Thomas Jennings of St. Louis; two sisters, Frieda Jennings of Bloomfield and Marie Jennings of Shreveport, La.; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, James Harvey Thompson Jr. and Paul Thompson; and one brother and three sisters.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Fred Ritter will officiate.

Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Bell City.