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James R. "Jim" Jones

December 13, 1963 ~ June 5, 2016 (age 52)

   James Ross "Jim" Jones, 52, of Shelbyville, Missouri, formerly of Bethel, Missouri, died at
6:15 p.m. Sunday (June 5, 2016) in Boone Hospital, Columbia, Missouri.

   Born December 13, 1963 in Quincy, Jim was the son of Norman and Dorothy Waller Jones. He married Carrie (Loos) Wright on September 1, 2013 in Bethel, Missouri. She survives.

   An avid outdoorsman, Jim loved to hunt and fish, especially fishing for catfish at the pond with Carrie.  

   Jim will be remembered for having a "Farmer's Heart" and loved working on the farm tending to their livestock.  Jim was also employed in construction for Chester Bross Construction Company of Hannibal since 2009.

   Survivors include his wife, Carrie; two children, Nicolas Wright of St. Joseph, MO and Hattie Wright of Shelbyville, MO; four sisters, Goldie Knuffman and Phyllis Cheney both of Quincy, Sherry Bartz (Wayne) of Maywood, MO and Dorothy Walton (Ricky) of LaGrange, MO; a sister in law, Denise Wright (Scott McKee) of Hamburg, IL; two brothers in law, Daniel Loos (Karessa) of Quincy and Michael Hickerson of Plainville, IL; his father in law and mother in law, Dennis and Carolyn Loos of Bethel, MO; and many nieces and nephews.

   Jim was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Norman Jones; two sisters, Sue Walton and Mary Ellen Hickerson; and a brother in law, Butch Knuffman.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the LaBelle Cemetery, LaBelle, Missouri.

   Visitation will be Saturday morning from 9:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Because cancer has touched many of Jim's family and friends, memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center.
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