- Woodbine, Iowa
of Shawna's Passing
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Shawna Kay Jones was born on October 10, 1971 in Omaha, Nebraska to parents Linda Birchard and Gary Fetter. She received her education from the Woodbine Public School. On November 9, 1991 Shawna married Clint Jones at the Methodist Church in Woodbine. To this union two daughters were born, RaeLea and Skye. Shawna became a certified Nurse's Aid and worked at the Crowell Nursing Home in Blair, at Rose Vista Nursing Home in Woodbine and was currently working at the Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. Shawna and her daughters moved to Earling this past summer.
Shawna was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Woodbine and has helped with the Vacation Bible School. She was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan, a Nascar fan and an excellent cook. Her family was very important to her. She will be most remembered for her ability to make people smile and her devotion to her daughters.
Shawna died on Thursday, March 11, 2004 in an auto accident near Weston, Iowa at the age of 32 years five months and one day.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Ray & Velma Birchard and a very special uncle Perry Shinn. Shawna is survived by her two daughters RaeLea and Skye Jones of Earling; fiancé Randy Heese all of Earling; parents Linda and Chris Lenning of Woodbine and Gary Fetter of Columbus, NE; special aunt Libby Shinn of Woodbine; special cousins Teresa & Curt Bonham of Missouri Valley and Troy Shinn of Burlington, Kentucky; grandmother, Doris Moss of Logan and many other relatives and friends.
Shawna was six months pregnant with a baby girl they have named Josephine Catherine Heese. She was preceded in death my her mother Shawna and is survived by her father Randy Heese; two sisters, RaeLea and Skye Jones; grandparents, Linda & Chris Lenning, Russ & Judy Heese of Earling; great grandparents, Charlie & Marie Klein and Vincent and Cathy Heese all of Earling.
United Methodist Church
Monday, March 15, 2004 at 10:30 am
Clergy Rev. Shurmaine McAlpine
Musician Margaret Cotton
Vocalist Meg Kohles
Selection "The Prayer"
Vocalist Patti Bracker
Selection "Come To Jesus and Live"
Honorary Pall Bearers
RaeLea Jones Skye Jones Wesley Bonham
Ryan Bonham Audrina Dickman Sydney Meeker
Bill Anderson Randy Block
Mark Burghardt Chad Harris
Brian Heese Dennis Mumm
Final Resting Place
Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine was in charge of arrangements.