Clena Wilson shawnee kansas
methodist church organist DAR
Clena Wilhannah Jones born July 22, 1919 Kansas City, Mo
Married Charles Francis Wilson, May 12, 1946 in
Shawnee, Kansas, in the living
of the house her grandfather Jones built, the house she still lives.
Graduated Shawnee Mission Rural (north) High School 1937.
And the Kansas City Business College.
Clena was the organist for the Shawnee United Methodist Church for 33 years.
and only stopped playing when she fell at a wedding practice and broke here shoulder, she never
regained enough motion in her arm to reach up and turn the music pages. So she retired
She worked for the Gas Service Co. in Merriam, Kansas and was a teller at the
Mission State Bank in Mission, Kansas during WW2.
She was Assistant City Clerk for the City of Shawnee for l5 years. (1962 - 1975) back
when Shawnee was a small town.
She is a member of the DAR. That means she is directly related to a person that
fought in the Revolutionary war. In fact, about 3 people.
She had a twin brother ( Wilson Fremont Jones) , who must have breached at birth,
causing brain damage, their mother died a few weeks after their birth.
other links Shawnee Dispatch -
Mother and Father Brother Husband Charles Daughter Beth Son John
|At the Shawnee Methodist Church||Clena Pearl Kanally Wilson (Bud) Grandfather John Wilson Jones|
|grand daughter Jennifer husband Charles|
| Wedding Day 1946
Lillian Philgreen, Clena - Charles, his brother William (Bill)
|Grand Father John Wilson Jones|
|Clena, Grand mother Jennie Jones (Hart), Brother Wilson (Bud)||Her Father (on the right) Grand Father John Wilson Jones|
|Charles & Clena|
|2007 with Great Grand Son Ethan Mitchell Call|