Dateline: October 3, 2002
services for Sibyl Rattan Jones, age 84, were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Thursday, October 3, 2002, in Citizens Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Knowles,
Pastor of the Community
Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc. of Clarendon.
Jones died Saturday, September 28, 2002, in Clarendon.
She was born February 15, 1918, in Cooper, Delta County, Texas and
came to Clarendon with her parents at an early age.
She worked as a “Rosie Riveter” during World War II in a
Dallas-Fort Worth Aircraft Plant. Afterwards,
she returned to Clarendon where she was a businesswoman engaged in rental
property management. She was
a resident of Medical Center Nursing Home for the past 20 years, where she
was involved in many of the activities of the home and enjoyed the staff
and other residents whom she considered her extended family.
include one daughter, Dr. Charlotte Paul, LTC, of Clarendon; one son, Rick
Rattan of Clarendon; one brother, Johnny Rattan of Duncan, Oklahoma; two
sisters, Annese Bennett of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Bernese Moreland of
Lowell, Arkansas; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Donley
County Senior Citizens Association in Clarendon.
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