Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Leslie Leann Real Jones, 42, of Keokuk

Leslie Leann Real Jones, 42 of Keokuk, IA died Monday, February 25, 2019 at her home.
She was born July 22, 1976 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of William and LaNell Brackelsburg Real.


Leslie graduated from Keokuk High School with the Class of 1994.
Leslie lived in Keokuk most of her life. Through the years, she had been employed by several local restaurants and businesses, in addition to owning and operating three businesses of her own.
Leslie loved her boys more than anything and enjoyed spending time with them. They recently enjoyed a memorable trip to the Bahamas. Leslie touched the lives of many, with her warm smile and joyous personality.
She is survived by two sons, Ethan James Jones and William Lynn Jones both of Keokuk, ex-husband, Greg Jones of Keokuk, father, William Real of Brownsville, TX one brother, Dr. Lance (Diana) Real of Quincy, IL, paternal grandparents, Mary and Delbert Real of Keokuk, one nephew, Jackson Real and two nieces, Savannah and Grace Real all of Quincy, IL, eight aunts and many, many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mother, LaNell Real Chaplin, maternal grandparents, James and Joann Brackelsberg and maternal great-grandmother, Nellie “Liz” Value.
A Gathering of Remembrance will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Friday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA with family meeting from friends at that time.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

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