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James Lindell JONES

Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

Aug 21, 1943
Oct 21, 2020

We would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of James L. Jones, of Willow Springs, who passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020 while at his home from natural causes. Born August 21, 1943 in Fremont, MO; he was 77 years old.
Visitation and service will be Oct 26 at Crossway Fellowship Church in Willow Springs and burial in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery in Pomona. [willow springsfuneralhome.com]

James “Jim” Lindell Jones, a resident of Willow Springs, departed this life on Wednesday, October 21,2020 in the home he had resided in for 45 years. James was born on August 21, 1943 in Fremont, MO to Melbern James and Geraldine (Baker) Jones and was 77 years old.
Jim grew up in Fremont and attended elementary school there. He went on to attend Van Buren High School, graduating with the Class of 1961. When he was a Junior, his fondest memory was being part of the Van Buren basketball team when they won the Class S Missouri State Championship. Jim and Loretta Howard were married on December 9, 1961 in Ellington, MO, and to this union two sons were born. Jim was employed at United Parcel Service as a delivery man for 28 years. Their grandchildren brought much joy to his life. Anyone who knew Jim knew he had a passion for playing golf. He played every chance he could and won many golf championships over the years including winning the Club Championship at Willow Springs in four different decades. Jim and Loretta were faithful members of Crossway Fellowship Church in Willow Springs. Jim was well-loved and leaves many relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Melbern J. and Geraldine (Baker) Jones; three sisters: Melbadean, LaVonne, Katherine (Kap) Terry, and one brother, M.A. “Junior” Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta (Howard) Jones; sons: Len Jones of West Plains and Randy Jones and his wife, Joan of Overland Park, KS; one brother, Carl (Kegy) Jones and his wife, Margaret of Van Buren, MO; sister, Carolyn Turpin and her husband, Harold of Nixa, MO; sister-in-law, Bettie Jones of Van Buren; three grandchildren: Ryan James Jones of West Plains, Tucker James Jones and Ellie Grace Jones both of Overland Park, KS. [ozarkradionews.com]

Contributed on 7/8/21 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 7/8/21 • Approved: 7/8/21 • Last Updated: 7/11/21 • R827719-G0-S3

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