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 room
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