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Obituary for Buford Jones

Buford  Jones
Buford Dale Jones 89, Springfield, Mo. Passed away October 9, 2018, in Cox Medical Center South, after a long illness. He was born On August 11, 1929, in Everton, Mo. to Loren and Amy Jones. On May 30, 1956 he married Caroliene Collins and to this union two children were born.He is a long-time member, former Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Grant Avenue Baptist Church. Buford was an Industrial electrician, formerly working for the Dayco Corporation. Following retirement from Dayco he spent many hours in his woodworking shop and also enjoyed antique and classic car restoration. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Buford was preceded in death by his parents and by his daughter; Carrie Beth Jones. He is survived by his wife, Caroliene, a son, Cody Lane Jones (Dana), two grand-daughters: Stacey Lane Beddoe (Robert) and Shana Renee Hong (Tom), one great-grand-son: Brenden Beddoe, along with several cousins, one nephew and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, visitation will be one hour prior to services from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow, in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family wishes to thank the healthcare workers at Cox Medical Center South, for their kindness and wonderful sensitive care.
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