NEW MADRID -- Louis Franklin Jones, 87, of New Madrid, lost his battle with cancer on Jan. 22, 2012, at his home.
He was born on July 27, 1924, to the late Louis Daniel and May Henry Jones of New Madrid.
On Sept. 8, 1948, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Cobb who preceded him in meeting the Lord on March 12, 2003.
He was a lifelong farmer in New Madrid and along with his son, Tony, was recognized as New Madrid County's Farmer of the Year in 1983. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in New Madrid.
Those left to treasure his many memories are: his son, Tony Jones and his wife, Cindi, and grandsons, Stowe Anthony Jones of St. Louis and Coleman Daniel Jones of Cape Girardeau; his daughter, Frances Gould and her husband, Dr. Tim, and grandchildren, Dr. Adam Michael Davis and his wife, Andrea, of Franklin, Tenn., Matthew Franklin Davis and his future wife, Megan, of Cape Girardeau, Jonathan Draime Gould of St Louis, Amanda Starling Gould of Durham, N.C.; two great-grandsons, Hudson Armstrong Davis and Hayden Michael Davis of Franklin, Tenn.; a sister, June Nelson of Wappapello; and sister-in-law, Thelma Fisher of St. Louis.
Visitation and funeral services were conducted today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Interment followed services at Evergreen Cemetery.
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may be made to:
St. Jude Children's
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Memphis, TN 38105