Lorene V. Musgrave Jones

Lorene V. Musgrave Jones

Lorene V. Jones, 91, of Anna, died at 8:15 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2016, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau.

She was born on Dec. 19, 1924, in Anna, the daughter of Willis and Trula Edmonds Musgrave. 

She married Dr. Jean Jones on March 16, 1957.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Jean Jones of Anna; two daughters, Sue (Edward) Wahl of Marion and Dr. Jean (Dr. Thomas) Diemer of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Ira Musgrave of Springfield, Mo.; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Shirley Stovall; one sister, Wilma Davis; and one brother Olie Musgrave.

She graduated from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in 1943. Earlier in her life she worked at the Florsheim Shoe Factory.

After marrying Jean, she worked with him in their optometry practice, where they served thousands of patients from counties near and far. Lorene and Jean continued in business together for 40 years.

She loved her family and enjoyed cooking for them. She loved watching tennis and basketball. In her retirement she watched NBA games every night she could. Her family said she was a woman with a kind and humble heart and cared about helping others. She was a devoted wife and mother.

Funeral services for Mrs. Musgrave Jones were at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment was in the Casper Cemetery near Anna.

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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