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23 July, 1905 - 27 April, 1990

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

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George Jones

    George M. Jones, 84, of Marsing and formerly of Caldwell, died Friday, April 27, 1990, at a Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, 1990, in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  The Rev. Raymond A. Thompson of the United Methodist Church, Caldwell, will officiate under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery.
    Mr. Jones was born July 23, 1905, in Butler, Mo., to John L. and Mary L. Phelps Jones, where he was raised and educated.  He married Helen Louise Robbins July 14, 1932 in Miami, Okla.  In July of 1936 they moved to Idaho and settled in the Nampa area.  They also lived in the Marsing and Caldwell area.  He most recently has resided in Marsing.  Mr. Jones farmed in the Nampa and Kuna areas before retiring in 1957.  He then started carpentry work which he has done since that time.  Mrs. Jones died June 3, 1987.
    He had a great capacity for loving and caring for his family, and his family loved him greatly as well.
    He was a lifetime member of the Highline Grange.
    Survivors include: three daughters, Jackie and her husband George Dines of Marsing, Georgie and the late Harland Proffitt of Albany, Ore., Rose and her husband George King of Murphy; a sister, Hazel N. Chase of Caldwell.  He was especially loved by his surviving sisters in-law, Hazel Zellmer, Lueceile Robbins, Lucille Day, Pearlie Ross, Maxine Maybon, Betty Bigler and Irene Foster; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews that will miss him greatly.
    In addition to his wife Helen, he was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Glenn, Raymond, Gwinn, and one sister, Dorothy Saloman.
    Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    The family suggests that memorials be made to your favorite charity.

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