Zona was born on 7 DEC 1908 in Osage City, Osage County, Kansas, the daughter of James Mcleod and Jennie Lind Miles.
She died on 7 DEC 1943 in StormontHospital, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.
Her husband was Cornelius S. Hotchkiss, who she married on 3 JUL 1927 in Osage City, Osage County, Kansas. Their four known children were Twila Jean (1928-?), Warren Neal (1929-1938), Darrel Wayne (1931-?) and James Allen (1933-1994).
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|Birth||7 DEC 1908||
|Death||7 DEC 1943||
|Burial||11 DEC 1943||
Zona & Shorty
!Source: Osage County Marriages at: http://www.kscourts.org/dstcts/4osmrhoy.htm
!Source: Marriage License, aquired by Connie Brooks from Osage County.
!Notes: Daughter Twila says that Zona's middle name was actually Lucille, per notes given to Connie Gibbar and Marriage License has it signed as Lucile, although this does not agree with her obituary, which says her middle initial is M, and James A Hotchkiss, who gave it as Mary.
!Obituary: [Burlingame newspaper, The Chronicle, Vol LXXX, No. 12, Dec 1943] -- Mrs. Zona Hotchkiss Young Mother Of 3 Dies Unexpectedly --
In the untimely death of Mrs. Zona M. Hotchkiss early Tuesday morning a family is bereft of a faithful wife and loving mother and a wide circle of relatives and friends feel a personal loss.
Mrs. Hotchkiss death came unexpectedly following an operation at Stormont hospital on Wednesday of last week. A diabetic condition contributed to her death.
Zona McLeod, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McLeod of Osage City, was born at Osage City December 7, 1908 and passed away on her thirty-fifth birthday.
Her marriage to Neal S. Hotchkiss took place on July 3, 1927. Surviving members of her family include the husband; a daughter, Twila Jean, junior in high school; two sons, Darrel Wayne and James Allen; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James McLeod of Osage City; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Shafer of Kansas City, Mo.; and five brothers, John of Mulvane, Kansas; Donald of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and Robert, James and William serving in the military forces over seas.
A son, Warren Neal, died a few years ago at the age of eight years.
Mrs. Hotchkiss was a woman with many charming qualities. Friendly and helpful, she was well liked by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the Burlingame Presbyterian church. Rev. John M. Kellison, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Osage City officiating. Burial will be made in the Osage City cemetery. --
!Source: Larry Edward Fuller
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