A long-time resident of Oakdale, CA. Born May 23, 1940 in Coal County, Oklahoma to Juel and Willie (Stockton) Jones. Married Duane Lopes on November 17, 1978 in Jamestown, CA. Passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 in Oakdale, CA. at the age of 77 years, 10 days.
Sondra graduated from HS Sunray, TX and Modesto College Nursing Program and worked for 45 years at Oak Valley Community Hospital. Sondra was a Baptist. She is preceded in death by parents, Juel Jones and Willie Joe (Stockton) Jones; brothers, Juel E. (Butch) Jones and Baby Jones; sisters, Gwendolyn Sue Sprouse, Beverly Jean Wilson, Rebecca Ann Washburn.
She is survived by her husband, Duane Lopes of the home; daughters, Ronoda Denise Morgan Silva and Carrie Ann Lopes; sons, Rick Dean Morgan and wife Sheila, Kenneth Scott Morgan and Phillip Robert Lopes and wife Daphne; grandchildren, Brock Fishel, Heather Silva, Jessie Morgan and Emily Sanders, Ashley Gomes and husband Chris, Shaun Morgan and wife Jennifer, and Devin Lopes; great-grandchildren, Teagan and Ian Nolan, Ty and Eli Morgan, and Colton Morgan; sisters, Gail Harjo and husband Darby, Marie Eddings and husband Bob, Theresa Niimi and husband Dennis, along with numerous nephews and nieces.
Sondra enjoyed sewing, crafting, reading, visiting friends/family.
Service: Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 10 a.m. Family night, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oakdale Memorial Chapel. Officiating: Rev. Henry Raven.
Interment: Graveside service, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. Centrahoma Cemetery - Centrahoma, Oklahoma by Brown’s Funeral Service Coalgate. Officiating: Rev. Lyle Shipley. Casket bearers: Duane Lopes, Bob Eddings, Morris Eddings, Thomas Fritz, Johnny Fritz, Brian Ridgway.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
June 7, 2017