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Ona Kelso

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

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Ona Kelso, 93, of Advance, was born Oct. 15, 1910, at Bell City, the daughter of the late Perry and Bertie Bollinger Hickerson, and died May 17, 2004, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Center in Dexter.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Bloomfield.

She and Harvey Thompson were united in marriage, and he preceded her in death on July 29, 1961. She later married Oral Kelso in May of 1964, and he preceded her in death.

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

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

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. Fred Ritter officiating.

Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Bell City.