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Donald D. Jones

Monday, December 3, 2007

Donald D. Jones, 83, of Roseville, Calif. and formerly of Cherokee, passed away on Nov. 26, 2007 in Citrus Heights, Calif.

Graveside services were held on Friday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Pastor Bruce Rapp officiated. There were military rites at graveside by L. A. Wescott Post #2253 of the V.F.W. The Boothby Funeral Home of Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements.

Don was born on Aug. 2, 1924 at Quimby, to Alva & Bernice (Agnew) Jones. He graduated from Calumet High School in 1941, and was a Veteran of WW II serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He then started a long career in retail management on the west coast, retiring in Roseville, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Terry, in 1999. Don leaves behind his beloved wife of 57 years, Vicki (Viola Downey) of Roseville, Calif.; his daughter, Connie Flynn of Stockton, Calif.; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, his brother Gary Jones and his wife Judy of Cherokee, and a sister, Sally Puhrmann of Cherokee.