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Frances Ann Jones, American writer. Recipient First Lady's award State of Alaska, 1977, President's award Adult and Continuing Education Association, 1980, Citation for Advancement Adult Education, United States Department Education, 1989; grantee Missouri Council Arts, 1983, 84.

Background

Jones, Frances Ann was born on October 14, 1927 in Carthage, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Charles Samuel and Mary Ada (Frerer) Fullerton.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Carthage, Missouri.

Career

Teacher, Jasper County, Missouri, 1945-1947;director literacy program, Anchorage Literature Project, 1974-1979;consultant, American Heart Association, Joplin, Missouri, 1980;director, American Red Cross, Carthage, Missouri, 1983;freelance writer, since 1980;literacy writer, since 1975;editor, New Missouri Reader, Laubach Literacy Action, Carthage, since 1989. Board directors Anchorage Literacy Project, 1974-1979, Area Adult Basic Education, Granby, Missouri, 1989-1991. Member of national certification committee Laubach Literacy Action, Syracuse, New York, 1984-1987.

Membership

Director State Adult Education Conference, Anchorage, 1978, Poetry Retreat, Ginger Blue, Missouri, 1983, Writers' Retreat, Roaring River, Missouri, 1984. Member Laubach Literacy Action, Ozarks Writers League, Ozark Writers and Artists Guild (president 1991), Carthage Writers Guild.

Connections

Married Louis Burton Jones, November 29, 1946. Children: Emily Barth, Janey Minkler, Lois Buckalew, Alice Herdina, Logan Jones.

father:
Charles Samuel Fullerton

mother:
Mary Ada (Frerer) Fullerton

spouse:
Louis Burton Jones

children:
Emily Barth Jones

Janey Minkler Jones

Lois Buckalew Jones

Alice Herdina Jones

Logan Jones