Friday, 27 May 2022


Viola Mae Jones died July 10, 2009, at the age of 87. Courtesy photo.


Viola Mae Jones, age 87, received her angel wings on July 10, 2009, when she passed away at her home.

Viola was born Sept. 23, 1921, in Franklin County, Okla., to parents Hugh and Bessie Johnson. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother.

In 1947, she married the love of her life Elwin (Jim) Jones. They made their home in Concord, Calif., for 30 years with their three children. After Elwin’s retirement they moved to Lake County in 1973, where they lived until Elwin’s death in June 1991. There they both enjoyed boating and fishing out on cache creek.

Once Elwin passed away, Viola moved to Napa, Calif., for six years to be closer to daughter Shirley, later moving to Pittsburg, Calif., to spend her final nine years with daughter Linda, son-in-law Robert and granddaughter Gabrielle.

Viola is preceded in death by husband of 44 years, Elwin (Jim) Jones; brothers, A.C. Smith and Harley Thomas Johnson; sisters, Lorene Itaten and Ruby Vinci; and grandson, Floyd (Dinger) Huckaby.

She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Jones Cole (Robert), Shirley Jackson (David); son, Floyd Huckaby Sr (Julie); grandchildren, Gabrielle Cole, Mark Jackson, Tasha Jackson-Williams (Jason), Mark Huckaby (Paula); and great-granddaughter, Amelia Williams.

A memorial to celebrate Viola’s life will be held Aug. 1, 2009, at Heather Farm Walnut Creek, Calif. Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of East Bay, “Bruns House,” in Alamo, Calif.

LAKEPORT – A memorial service for the late Joan Holman, a pillar in the local arts community, will take place this Sunday, July 12.

The service will begin at 2 p.m. at the Soper-Reese Community Theatre in Lakeport.

Holman, a native of England, came to the United States after World War II.

She died June 5 at age 93.

In addition to her work as a journalist, she also was an artist, photographer and actress, and was seen often on local stage in theater productions.

The Soper-Reese Community Theatre is located at 275 S. Main St., Lakeport.

LAKE COUNTY – A memorial gathering for Lioness La Treve Stevens will be held on Wednesday, June 24.

The memorial will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Please call Jane at 707-279-4139 or Lioness Elizabeth at 707-279-8562 for address and directions. The location is wheelchair accessible.

All friends, Lionesses and Lions are encouraged to attend.

Jeane Frost died July 16, 2009, at age 84. Courtesy photo.

Betty Jeane Taylor Frost, age 84, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2009, in Flagstaff, Ariz. She was born July 9, 1925 in Caldwell, Idaho, to Charles Everett and Leona Berniece Matson Taylor. She married Jimmie Woodhull Frost on Jan. 27, 1945, in Norman, Okla., and was later sealed to him on Sept. 4, 1950, in the St. George Temple.

Jeane was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She shared her considerable talents, especially music, supporting and uplifting those around her. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother

Jeane worked for many years as executive secretary to the Planning and Zoning Department of Page, Ariz.

Survivors include her children, Kandice Sue Fallis of Austin, Texas, Jimmie Taylor (Nancy) Frost of Kelseyville, California, and Elizabeth Ann Harris of Flagstaff, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Everett Lafe Taylor, husband Jimmie Frost, son Robert Taylor Frost, daughter Jeane Marthlene Frost, and two great-granddaughters.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at the Page Arizona LDS Stake Center at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the Page Cemetery under the direction of Mosdell Mortuary of Kanab, UT.

Leona Schneider passed away June 22, 2009.

A longtime resident of Lake County, she moved to Auburn in 1999 to be with her son.

Survivors include children, Lynn, Paul and Stormy, and granddaughters, April and Terra.

Services for Leona will be at Jones and Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel on Main Street in Lower Lake on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at 11 a.m.

LAKEPORT – A memorial service for Brett Behrens will take Monday.

The service will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lakeport Yacht Club, located on Fifth Street at the boat ramp.

Behrens, 46, of Clearlake, died Dec. 18, 2008. He was a Lake County native.

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