JONES, Paul Francis

Date of birth: 11 Sep 1939 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 4 Jun 1982 Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Franklin Daily Journal, June 7, 1982


Paul Francis Jones, 42, Waynesville, Mo., died Friday at Fort Leonard Wood General Hospital at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He had been in failing health.

A native of Franklin, he was born Sept. 11, 1939, to Roy Andrew and Mable Rhoda (Dodd) Jones. He married Diana Smith May 31, 1970. She survives.

He was a member of First Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign War, both in Waynesville. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

The Rev. Cecil Parkhurst will conduct a service at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in Franklin. A military graveside rite will be held at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens by the honor guard of Fort Benjamin Harrison. Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Other survivors include three sons, James Anthony, Eric Wayne and John Michael Jones, all at home; two brothers, John Jones of Westport and David Jones of Shelbyville and three sisters, Betty Lisby, Indianapolis, Geraldine Lisby, Shelbyville, and Deloris Hancock, St. Cloud, Fla.

Submitted by Mark Wirey