Joella Rae (Jones) Sutton
Joella Rae (Jones) Sutton, of Springfield, MO passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013 at Cox South Hospital following a short illness.
Joella was a member of South Street Christian Church.
Joella is preceded in death by her father, R. Carl Jones, and her mother, Christine (Farmer) Jones. She is survived by her brother, R. C. Jones and his wife Charlene, of Raytown, Mo; two nieces and one nephew; four great-nieces and four great-nephews; a cousin, Mary Ann Greene, of Springfield and her family.
Joella was born in Springfield. She attended early elementary school years in Kansas City, Kansas. Returning to Springfield, she attended Rountree Elementary, Jarrett Junior High and Springfield Senior High School. She was married in Ketchikan, Alaska and later moved to San Francisco, California where she worked for Bank of America as a Forms Specialist. She returned to Springfield in 2004.
She will be missed by her family and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 30, at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home with the Reverend Janet Given officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Breast Cancer Society.
Published in the News-Leader on Nov. 26, 2013