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William Franklin Jones

File: 605

Date of Birth:

Saturday, September 17, 1932

Date of Death:

Saturday, October 28, 2017


Patton, MO

William Franklin Jones

William Franklin Jones, 85, of Patton, Mo., died on October 28, 2017, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born in Jackson, Mo., on September 17, 1932, he was the son of Iley B and Sweldie Arlena Long Jones.

He married Mary A. LeGrand on February 14, 2001. She survives. Bill retired from Gilster Mary Lee, but most of his working years were at local saw mills. He was a veteran of the US Army.

Besides his wife he is survived by two sons: Ken and Tom Jones, both of Marble Hill; four daughters: Donna Jones of Jackson, Mo., Beverly Jones of Cape Girardeau, Laura McCutcheon of Marquand and Amanda Blaylock of Jackson; three step-children: David James and Tina Cassoutt, both of Perryville, Mo., and Brian James of Patton; 14 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a sister.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at Noon at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 12 noon. Pastor Kenneth "Mike" Friesz will officiate. Burial will follow with military honors at 2:00 p.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to a charity of choice.