October 03, 2018

LAMAR- Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, in Greenfield Funeral Chapel for Robert Franklin Jones, 63, Lamar, who died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Burial will be in Pennsboro Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at their convenience on Friday, from 12 noon to 5 p.m., at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Survivors include one sister, Levona Evans, Lamar; three brothers, Eddie Jones and David Jones, both of Lamar and Jody Jones, Greenfield and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Hiwathia Juanita Jones; one brother, Morris Jones and one sister, Phyllis O’Brien.

Mr. Jones was born Jan. 2, 1955, in Lockwood, to Paul and Hiwathia Juanita (Smith) Jones. He enjoyed constructing model cars. He also had a passion for guitars.