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Hugh Jones12/23/1975
Hugh Thomas, Jr Jones

Birth: 30 Apr 1904

Death: Dec 23, 1975 – Knoxville, Marion, Iowa

Father: Hugh Thomas Jones

Mother: Echo E Bush

Spouse: Wanda K. Howard

Funeral services for Hugh Jones Jr. who died Dec. 23, 1975 at University Hospitals, Iowa City, were held Dec. 26 from Williams Funeral Home with Dr. Leonard E. Deaver officiating Burial was in Graceland Cemetery.

Honorary casket-bearers were Wayne Applegate, Don Bingaman, Howard Core, Pleas Fee, Herman DeHeer and Harold Worstell. Casket-bearers were Leroy Schumacher, Clarence Van Waardhuizen, Lloyd Karr, Grant Core, Truman Sage and Palmer Krichau. Mrs. Lois Anderson, organist accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hunt.

Hugh Thomas Jr., son of Hugh T. Jones Sr. and Echo Bush Jones, was born north of Knoxville, April 30, 1904 and graduated from Knoxville High School in 1924. Following graduation he was employed at the VA Hospital for 19 years.

On Oct. 8, 1932 he was united in marriage to Wanda Howard at Princeton, Mo. In 1945, the couple moved to a farm and then retired to Knoxville in 1969. His parents; four brothers, Raymond, Harold, Van and Lee; and one sister Mrs. J. C. (Marguerite) Ruckman
preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda one sister, Mrs. Agnes Dibert of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.