Charles Mitchell Jones, son of the late Archie and Fleeta Waldrup Jones, was born in Sikeston, Mo., on March 12, 1937, and died at the Heritage Gardens Nursing Home in Portageville, Mo., on July 9, 2011, at the age of 74.
He had lived in Stoddard County all his life and had lived in Bloomfield, Mo., since 1975. He was retired from Arvin Automotive where he had been a fork lift operator.
Surviving are three daughters, Julie Lewis and Karen Ryan, both of Bloomfield, Mo., and Janeen Britt of Bell City, Mo.; one step-son, Jack Beckwith of Ormond Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one brother, John Jones of Dexter, Mo.; six sisters, Jerry Davis and Barbara Coleman, both of Dexter, Missouri, Jeanette McAnulty of Memphis, Tenn., Marty Palmer of Lecanto, Fla., Anita Baldwin of Knob Noster, Mo., Peggy Carson of Hillsboro, Mo., and Doris Sacca of Las Vegas, Nev. Other relatives and many friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy Jones.
Visitation will be Saturday, July 16, 2011, from 9-11 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 16, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Mo., with the Rev. Don Lafferty of Bloomfield, Mo., officiating.
Interment will be in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter, Mo., with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Mo., in charge of arrangements.