The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 29, 2014

David Jones

ATCHISON, Kan. — David Jones, 94 of Atchison, Kan., passed away Jan. 26, 2014, at the Atchison Hospital.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Atchison United Methodist Church, with Rev. Nancy J Kollhoff officiating. Burial will follow in Leavenworth National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Atchison United Methodist Church or Kansas Specialty Dog Service with the Lions Club and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

David was born May 13, 1919, in Picher, Okla., the son of Jacob and Mary Elizabeth (Roland) Jones. He was a carpenter and a rancher. He lived in Baxter Springs, Kan. until moving to Atchison in 2002. David was a member of Atchison United Methodist Church, Lions Club, Shriners, Missouri Governors Mounted Guard and American Legion No. 6. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, horses and gardening.

David married Ethel Brown, on April 7, 1946, at Blue Mound Church, Baxter Springs. She survives of the home.

He is also survived by a son, R.D. (Kay) Jones, Atchison; a brother, Clifford Jones, Sallisaw, Okla.; five grandchildren, Angela (Steve) Hunter, Lisa (Ryan) Tull, Nicole (Greg Harper) Jones, Stacey (Royce White) Lee and Megan (David Matt) Jones; and nine great-grandchildren. David was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Walter and Bud Jones; and a sister, Cecil Rupert.

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