Lela Bell Jiles 1931 - 2011 Lawrence

Services for Lela Bell Jiles, 79, Lawrence, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Cornerstone Family Worship, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mrs. Jiles died Thursday, April 14, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
She was born July 4, 1931, in Otterville, Mo., the daughter of Thomas and Bernice Morney. She was a member of Praise Temple, Lawrence. She worked as a nurse’s assistant for many years.
Her first husband, Melvin C. Henderson, died Jan. 3, 1984.
]She was united in marriage to Robert H. Jiles on Oct. 17, 1992, in Tonganoxie. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Willis Henderson, Kansas City, Kan; a stepson, Royce King, Houston; a stepdaughter, Mary Petrie, Houston; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for one hour before the service at the church.
Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, is handling arrangements.
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