Archive for Thursday, September 27, 2007

Jana Dell Jones


September 27, 2007

Mass of Christian Burial for Dr. Jana Dell Jones, 45, of Leavenworth, was Monday, Sept. 24, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.

Dr. Jones died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Kansas City Hospice House.

She was born May 28, 1962, in Topeka, the adopted daughter of Al and Rosalie (Bush) Jones, who preceded her in death.

In 1984 Jana graduated magna cum laude from Washburn University, 13th in a class of 2,700, with a B.A. in chemistry. In 1989 she received her medical doctorate from the University of Kansas Medical Center; in 1997, she received a Certificate of Fellowship from the American College of Physicians. She was certificated by the National Board of Internal Medicine in September 1992 and the American Board of Internal Medicine in November 2006.

She was appointed to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts by Gov. Bill Graves. Dr. Jones was a diagnostic specialist for Kansas and Missouri, and was a medical consultant for Lansing Correctional Facility and for the U.S. Federal Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

She was in private practice in Leavenworth from 1992 to 2003.

Jana had received many awards including Masters Studies in Piano Performance 1982 to 1984; Flute Performance-Undergraduate Studies 1979 to 1984; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 1982 to present.

She was a member of The Pain and Policy Management Committee, assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Sciences. She belonged to many organizations including the American Society of Internal Medicine; American College of Physicians; American Medical Society; American Academy of Family Physicians; American Medical Womens' Association; P.E.O. Sisterhood and Leavenworth Lions Club.

Dr. Jones was a published author of several books and professional articles.

She was an active member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, where she played the flute for Sunday Masses.

She was married to Kansas Supreme Court Justice Robert E. Davis on Aug. 22, 1997; he survives at the home. Other survivors include a son, Brian Jones; stepchildren Edward Davis, Rachal Evans, Patrick Davis and Carolyn Davis; her natural mother and stepfather, Jaye and Karl McIntyre; and two brothers, Harry D. Wood and Tyler Wood.

The family suggests memorials to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church or Kansas Lupus Foundation, P.O. Box 12204, Wichita 67277-2204.

R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth, was in charge of arrangements.


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