Garnett "G.G." Jones, 66, of Marshall, died Thursday, July 10, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2008, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or First Christian Church. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Feb. 11, 1942, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Garnett Grimes Jones Sr. and Edna Wall Jones. On Aug. 1, 1965, he married Phoebe Parker, who survives of the home. He had lived in Marshall his entire life, was a 1960 graduate of Marshall High School and a 1965 graduate of Missouri Valley College. He was a history teacher at Santa Fe High School in Alma for 25 years and was also a football coach. He was a member of First Christian Church and Missouri State Teachers Association.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Joyce and her husband, Ken, of Overland Park, Kan., and Joann Wolters and her husband, T.J., of Port Huron, Mich.; one son, Jeffrey G. Jones and his wife, Sara, of Lee's Summit; and seven grandchildren, Jordan, Brandon, Ryland, Elle, Ava, Parker and Avery.
Additional information provided per family recompense.