Joe Jones

Friday, January 11, 2002

Joe H. Jones, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 20, 1915, at Arbor, Mo., son of John H. and Savannah A. Corsey Jones. He and Cleo Mansker were married Nov. 2, 1934, at Benton, Mo. She died July 4, 2001.

Jones was a custodian at Cape Girardeau Public Schools 15 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of Church of God.

Survivors include a son, William Jones of Delta, Mo.; a daughter, Doris Morton of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Graveside service will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Kenyon Cemetery in Delta. The Rev. Donald Estes will officiate.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.