DEXTER - Leon Jones, 89, died Jan. 10, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born May 29, 1917, at Damascus, Ark., to the late Rob and Jannie Mayhan Jones, he was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ and employed by Morgan Furniture in Dexter as a salesman.
On Oct. 17, 1937, at Chaffee, he married Clemmie Howard who preceeded him in death on Nov. 16, 1999.
Two sons, Rick Jones and Edward Jones also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one son, Steve Jones of Dexter; seven grandchildren, Danny Jones, Tammy Mantor, Randy Jones, Matthew Jones, Christy Mercado, Beckie King and Jessica Young; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dexter Church of Christ, with Don Bahr officiating.
Burial will follow at Chalk Bluff Cemetery in rural Dexter.