John L. Jones, 69, of Mexico, died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Pin Oaks Living Center.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 4th at 3:00 p.m. at Arnold Funeral Home.  Visitation is Friday from 2:00 till the service time at the funeral home.

John was born in Hannibal, MO on Aug. 5, 1947, the son of William C. and Hazel B. (Johnson) Jones.  He graduated Mexico High School and served his country in the U.S. Army.

On August 15, 1969, he married Barbara Jean Trammell in Mexico.  She preceded him in death on Dec. 8, 2016.

John and his wife had lived in Wyoming, Colorado and southern Missouri before returning to Mexico.  He was a retired postal carrier.

He is survived by a brother Richard (Marjory) Jones of Mexico; his mother-in-law Evelyn Trammell of Centralia; a sister-in-law Shirley (Mike) Miller of Mexico; a brother-in-law Larry Trammell of Lakeland, FL; nephews James C. (Marla) Jones of Columbia, Monte (Juanita) Jones of Union, Mike (Debbie) Jones of St. Louis, David (Dawn) Jones of St. Louis, Mark (Rachel) Miller of Wentzville; nieces Amy (Mike) Rowe of Mexico, Jennifer (Michael) Young of Vandalia; and several great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Jack Jones.

Memorials may be made to the Angel Fund at Mexico Animal Hospital in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO  65265.

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