DORVA (LAIR) JONES
Dorva (Lair) Jones, 101, a resident of Galt, Missouri died at 6:15 A.M., December 5, 2021 at her residence.
Mrs. Jones was born September 23, 1920 in Sticklerville, Missouri the daughter of Prentiss Glen and Estelle Marie Moddrell Turner. She graduated from Green City High School in 1939. She then graduated from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri in 1958 with a Bachelor degree in education, she also graduated from Central Missouri State University in 1961 with a Master’s degree in guidance and counseling. She retired from North Kansas City School District on May 30, 1980.
She was married to Noah (N.J.) Jerry Lair on October 19, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1963.
She was married to Robert Jones who also preceded her in death.
Her survivors include two daughters Lucille Stacer, Brighton, Colorado, Francis Southers, Waverly, Missouri; one son Doug Lair and wife Kay, Galt, Missouri; eleven grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren, and seventeen great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one brother, two sons-in-law John Stacer and John Southers. Funeral services were held Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trenton. Burial was in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Green City, Missouri.
Open visitation was eh Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Slater-Neal Funeral Home, Trenton, Missouri.
Memorials to Grundy R-5 School District, Galt to help buy school supplies.