By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 


Long-Awaited Transplant A Reality For Kimball's Keith Jones; Fundraiser Oct. 29


October 19, 2023

For the Observer

Kimball resident Keith Jones was released from the UC Health Anschutz Medical Campus in Colorado just days after receiving a living donor kidney.

Keith Jones said he can't stop smiling since receiving his kidney about a week ago. He feels so blessed and is so thankful for the donor.

"I feel wonderful," he said.

Keith's new kidney is from a live donor and, according to Keith and his doctors, it is "a very good kidney." The donor is younger than him and in excellent health.

At the end of August, the Joneses returned to Kimball after Keith's wife, Melissa, had been hospitalized with guillain barre syndrome. Keith received a phone call with the news of a kidney for him.

"I was totally shocked," he said.

On September 26, Keith had his...

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