She was born on January 14, 1951 in Windyville, Missouri, the daughter of Donald B. and Mary L. (Taylor) Jones.
Laura grew up and attended school in Windyville and was baptized at a young age. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed working with her flowers, plants, mushroom hunting and was known for her custom decorative cakes, but she was the happiest when she was with her family and especially her grandchildren.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Syrena Parsons; and a sister, Casey Jones.
She is survived by her sons, William Parsons and wife Melissa of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, and Bruce Jones and wife Pearl of Mtn. Grove; her daughter, Tammy Spencer and husband Kerry of Cabool; her grandchildren, Adriana, Natasha and Billy James Parsons, Laura, Emily and Brett Jones and Cody, Trevor and Sheena Spencer; her great-grandchildren, Kaden, Axyl, Alex, Aiden and Maddie; two sisters, Donnis Taylor and husband Tommie of Gainesville, Missouri, and Sherry Jones of Springfield, Missouri; her brother, Mitchell Jones and wife Darla of Windyville; as well as many other relatives and friends. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2014, at the funeral chapel with Junior Hutsell officiating. Pallbearers were Nick Jones, Timmy Jones, Norman Parsons, Tommie Taylor, BL Dennis and Mike Jones. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Mtn. Grove under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.