He was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Scottsville, Ark., son of Charles Franklin and Clemmie Agnes Boze Jones. He and Evelyn Miller were married Dec. 28, 1953.
Jones was a retired elevator manager with Bunge Corp. at Avert, Mo., and a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Hooe Baptist Church near Oran, Mo., and a charter member of Amvets at Bloomfield, Mo.
He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Donna Mansell of Morley, Mo., Pam Simmers of Benton, Mo.; three sisters, Ollie Sindle of Dexter, Mo., Neva Harris of Roanoke, Ill., Imogene Harris of Gilbertsville, Ky.; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.
Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran after 4 p.m. today.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley with full military rites.