Graveside services for John Allen Jones are 2:00 pm Friday December 16, 2016, at Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Officiating will be Reverend Buddy Hunt. Pallbearers are Mark Vance, Tyler Kiesau, Larry Willer, Ryan Cochran, and Alec Cochran. Final arrangements have been placed in the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.
John Allen Jones was born December 28, 1950, in Moline, Illinois to Stanley Edward and Jeanne (Allen) Jones. He departed this life on December 11, 2016, from St.Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 65 years, 11 months, and 13 days.
John grew up in Moline, Illinois where he was a 1969 graduate. Following graduation he entered the United States Army where he served honorably. Upon his discharge his civilian employment was at International Harvester where he worked building tractors. He later became self employed as the owner-operator of Highlander Laundry in Tahlequah.
John has been preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Jeanne Jones.
He is survived by his five children, Amanda Vance and husband Mark of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Stephanie Kiesau and husband Tyler of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, Brad Jones and wife Vallerie of Keys, Oklahoma, Greg Jones and wife Jeana of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, and Kevin Jones and wife Becky of Tampa, Florida; a sister, Merikay of New Lisbon, Wisconsin; sixteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren and one great grandchild due in August of 2017. Along with his family he leaves behind many friends and loved ones.
Published on December 15, 2016