"J" OBITUARIES

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CAPE GIRARDEAU--BILLY FREDERICK JACKSON, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at his home. He was born April 5, 1929, at Charleston, Mo., son of William L. and Bernice Marie Sackrey Jackson.  He and Betty L. Davis were married June 26, 1946, in Cape Girardeau.  Jackson worked at Marquette Cement and retired from Lone Star May 1, 1990.  He was a member of Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemicals and Energy Workers Local 50164 and served as Union steward/treasurer.  He served in the U.S. Naval Air Force from 1951-55 .  He was a member of First Assembly of God Church..  Survivors include his wife, two sons, Mitchell Jackson of Sikeston, Mo., Michael Jackson of Cape Girardeau; a sister Gloria Welker of Fruitland, Mo.; and seven grand children.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel from 7-9:30 p.m. today.  Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Revs. Gary Brothers and Charles Lance officiating.  Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison)

CAPE GIRARDEAU--JULIA KATHRYN "JUDY" JACKSON, 83, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Horace Leo and Vera Gusta Anderson Jackson. She and Arthur “Bud” Jackson were married Aug. 17, 1947, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 2, 2007.
Julia was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau more than 60 years, and was also a faithful member of its choir for the same period. She was very passionate about music and singing. She had continued with voice lessons over the years so that her voice would be ready to participate in the choir, sing solos or sing at special events. Julia was a charter member of the Cape Choraliers, a wonderful community choir that gained acclaim when chosen to sing at the Seattle World’s Fair in 1962.
…children as she was a preschool teacher more than 25 years in various local early childhood development schools and learning centers.
She was a loyal and devoted wife to her husband, Art, and to their children as they were both active leaders in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and PTA.
Julia was also a very big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, hardly ever missing a game.
Loving survivors include three sons, Bill Jackson of St. Louis, Robert (Kathy) Jackson of Jonesboro, Ark., Tom (Angie) Jackson of Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Sue (Stan) Cook of Farmington, Mo.; a brother, Charles (Rhoda) Jackson of Spokane, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Rev. Karen Dumey officiating. Burial will be in New Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.  --Source:  Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Anna Parks.


GALVA, IL–JOHN F. JACO, 70, of Galva died at 11:25 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.
Born Nov. 12, 1927, in Jackson, Mo., to Curtis and Sudy Jane Beri Jaco, he married Anna M. Bowman on May 2, 1953, in Lebanon, Ky. She died March 4, 1993. Two brothers also preceded him in death.
Surviving are five sons, Charlie, Dave and John, all of Galva, Dean of Michigan and Doug of Kewanee; three daughters, Mrs. Carl (Sandy) Staff of Muscatine, Iowa, and Mrs. Bruce (Vivian) Welch and Mrs. Mike (Jackie) Fjeld, both of Kewanee; one brother, Paul of Delta, Mo.; three sisters, Stella Brown and Hetti McClard, both of Delta, and Blanche Foster of California; and 13 grandchildren.
He was a Korean War Army veteran.
He was a welder at Hyster, IME and the Galva Foundry. He also owned a welding business in the Galva area.
He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Galva.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rux Funeral Home in Galva, where visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by the Galva Fusiliers.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. --Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - November 8, 1998.


Colorado Springs, CO--CUTIS LOYD JAMES, 73, of Colorado Springs died Wednesday at his home. He was a heavy equipment operator for a private contractor.
Visitation will be from 8 to 11:30 a.m. today at J.M. Antle Funeral Home, 325 E. Main St., Walsenburg. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Anderson officiating. Burial will be at the Upper Huerfano Cemetery, Gardner.
Mr. James was born June 27, 1916, in Millersville, Mo. He lived in Huerfano County before moving to Colorado Springs in 1988. Mr. James was a member of Operating Engineers Union Local 9.
He was married June 23, 1939, to Geraldine Nessen, who survives. Mr. James also is survived by two sons, Jeff and Jerry, both of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Judy Latham of Silt; a brother, Joseph of Pueblo; a sister, Mildred Tirey of Walsenburg; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mr. James had a daughter, Susan, who died before him.
--Gazette, The (Colorado Springs, CO) - June 23, 1990


CAPE GIRARDEAU--ALINE O. JEDLICKA, 59, of 1810 Northbridge, died at her home Friday, Aug. 15, 1992.
    She was born Dec. 2, 1932 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Ben Olishifski and Julia Krukowski Olishifski, who survives of Cape Girardeau.
    She married George Jedlicka Aug., 25, 1956 in Chicago. He survives.
    She is also survived by two sons, Bennett Jedlicka, Riley, Kansas, Timothy Jedlicka, Glen Ellyn, Ill.; one daughter Julie Matthews, St. Louis; one brother, Julian Olishifski, Berwyn, Ill.; one sister, Emily Wheeler, Broadview, Ill.; and two grandchildren.
    She was a volunteer with the American Red Cross here for 12 years where she was blood drive coordinator and worked in disaster services. Recently she was honored by the Red Cross as Volunteer of the Year for 1992.
    She taught junior and senior high school in the past.
    Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel with Charles Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
    Friends may call at the family’s residence, 1810 Northbridge, from 2-6 p.m. today, and Monday from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.


CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO--GEORGE JENKINS, JR., 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 27, 1997 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, after a brief illness.  He was born Nov 23, 1920 in Oak Ridge, son of George and Mayme Williams Jenkins, Sr.  He and Betty L. Stark were married Nov 22, 1940 in Cape Girardeau.  She died Jan 23, 1995.
Jenkins was a graduate of Jackson High School.  He worked in the San Francisco Shipyard in the early years of World War II, was drafted into the U. S. Army in 1943, and served in the Occupational Forces in Korea before the Korean War.  He received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
He was manager of the linen supply department at Rigdon Laundry and then Tipton Laundry from 1955-86.
Jenkins was a member of First Baptist Church; American Legion Post 63; VFW Post 3838; member and past president and secretary of Evening Optimist Club.
He was a former member of Jaycees and helped to establish the Jaycee Golf Course.  He received the 1955-56 Keyman Award from the Jaycees for work on the golf course project.
Jenkins was a former member of Cape Girardeau Park and Recreation Board; Cape Girardeau County Board of Adjustment; and served many years on the Optimist flag football and church basketball league committees.
He was a member and secretary, received the 32nd Degree, and was a past worshipful master of St. Mark Masonic Lodge.  He was a member of Wilson Chapter Royal Arch Masons; Cape Girardeau Commandry; High 12 Club; Scottish Rite; district deputy grand master of the 49th District of Missouri, and past president of 49th District Association.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Jenkins of Indianapolis, Ind., and Edward Jenkins of New York City; two sisters, Dorothy Illers of Jackson and Billie Kiehnau of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.  A Masonic service will be held at 8.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the chapel with the Rev. John Owen officiating.  Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.  --Submitted by Catherine Allison.


CAPE GIRARDEAU--JAMES EDWARD JENKINS, 72 of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec 6, 1997 at St. Francis Medical Center.  He was born Aug 4, 1925 at Burfordville, son of Archie and Elizabeth Brown Jenkins.
Jenkins was a graduate of College High School in Cape Girardeau.  He was a manager with Southwestern Bell, from which he retired in 1982.  He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Eagles Aerie 3775 of Cape Girardeau and Golden Troopers Drum and Bugle Corp, sponsored by the American Legion Post in Cape Girardeau.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of American Legion Post 63 of Cape Girardeau.  
Survivors include five sons, Mark Jenkins of Kelso, Jeff, Matt and Robert Jenkins, all of Cape Girardeau, and Paul Jenkins of Millersville; a daughter, Karen Hobbs of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Tilda Hobeck of Daisy and Nora Curry of Chula Vista, Calif, and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. today.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park.  --Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by A. Newell.


SCOTT CITY - MARIE F. GLASS JOHNSON, 93, died at 10:20 p.m. Nov. 5, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born Dec. 30, 1907, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Charles D. and Bertha Dunnigan Frazier, she worked for Brown's Shoe Fit in Cape Girardeau for 20 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scott City.
On July 8, 1925, she married Martin Glass who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1952.
She later married Harry "Jack" Johnson who also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one son, Gawayne "Sonny" Glass of Cape Girardeau; two stepsons, Kenneth Johnson of Cape Girardeau and Jack Johnson of Frankfurt, Ky.; one daughter, Mary Ellen Dover of Cape Girardeau; and 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, one sister and one great-grandson.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Terry Eads, officiating.
Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery at Cape Girardeau.
–Sikeston Standard Democrat, Wednesday, November 7, 2001.


BURTON, MI–LILLIAN JONES - Former resident of Burton, age 91, passed away Saturday, April 3, 1999 at Fenton Extended Care Facility. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 1999 at the Hill Funeral Home, 11723 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc, Rev. Roger Gedcke officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Hill Funeral Home today from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Mrs. Jones was born in White Water Cape Gerard, MO (Correction: Whitewater, Cape Girardeau County, MO) November 1, 1907, the daughter of Samuel William and Alvenia Dora (Overbeck) Breneke, and was united in marriage with Dewey M. Jones in Perkins, MO in 1921; he preceded her in death in 1957. She was a former member of the Great Lakes Baptist Church, and also a member of the Hilltoppers.
Surviving are: daughter, Ilene and husband Harold Simerson of Burton; son, James and his wife Carol Jones of Burton; son, Floyd Jones of FL; daughter, Geneva and husband Oscar Johnson of Flint; daughter, Evelyn and husband Jerry Russell of East Jordan, MI; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death, in addition to her husband, by her parents, 2 sons, Junius and Dewey (Bob); 2 grandsons, Junior Johnson and Thomas Jones; 3 sisters, Mary, Adelia and Rosie.
--Flint Journal, The (MI) - April 4, 1999.


Cape Girardeau, MO--LLOYD ALVIN JONES, 80, Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, January 14, 1997, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, Cape Girardeau, MO. No services are scheduled. His remains will be interred in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.
Mr. Jones was born December 16, 1916, in Stillings, MO, the son of John Rufus and Hazel Irene Orendorff Jones. He married Myrtle McGinnis on October 24, 1936, in Liberty, MO. She preceded him in death on June 20, 1988. He later married Katrina Moffett Kesterson on January 3, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, MO. She preceded him in death on June 22, 1994.
Mr. Jones was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leeds, MO. He was also a member of V.F.W. Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau. He was a truck driver for Dealers Transport of Kansas City, MO, and Schwerman Trucking Company of Milwaukee, WI, retiring in 1978. He is survived by two sons, Kenneth A. Jones, Liberty, MO, and Gary Wayne Jones, London, England; one stepson, Alan Kesterson, St. Peter's, MO; one daughter, Debra Jean Jones, Englewood, CO; six grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. (Arrangements: Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Cape Girardeau, MO)  --Kansas City Star, The (MO) - January 18, 1997 


HOMOSASSA, FL -- OPAL V. JONES, 75, a homemaker, died Dec. 21, 1994, at Timber Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ocala, FL.  A native of Jackson, Mo., she moved here from Pontiac, Mich., 14 years ago. She was Protestant.
Survivors include her son, James W. Miller, Homosassa; brother, James H. Clippard, Beverly Hills; sister, Bernice Clippard, Fenton, Mo.; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills Chapel, is handling arrangements.
--Ocala Star-Banner (FL) - December 22, 1994



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