Marceline Jones Request of Carolyn Layton

Note: The text of this letter may also be found on page 60 in Dear People, edited by Denice Stephenson (Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, 2005).


May 25, 1974

To Whom It May Concern:

In the event of my death, I, Marceline M. Jones, would like for Carolyn Layton to take over the mothering responsibilities of my children. I would, in fact, hope she could move into the house and fill any void my absence might leave.

May 25, 1974
/s/ Marceline M. Jones

Witness: Name: /s/ Esther Mueller
Address: 7600 E. Road
Witness: Name: /s/ Joyce A. Parks
7750 East Road
Redwood Valley,
Calif. 95470

Originally posted on February 17th, 2013.

Last modified on December 15th, 2020.
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