|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1909|
|Death: ||May 31, 1943|
The Southeast Missourian
Cape Girardeau MO
June 14, 1943
The body of Corp. Freddie E. Jones, 34 years old, killed May 31 in a plane crash near Reno, Nev., arrived at Whitewater today and was taken to the home of his mother, Mrs. Dora Bartels.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist Church at Whitewater and burial will be in the Stroderville Cemetery. Members of the Jackson post of American Legion will have charge of military rites at the cemetery, and aviation cadets from Harris Field will be pallbearers. The body was accompanied here by Willis V. Warriner, a soldier stationed with the Army Air Forces at Reno, Nev., and who participated in the aerial search resulting in location of the wrecked plane in charge of Col. Philip R. Love of St. Louis. Corp. Jones had been home on a furlough and was returning to his post at Merced, Cal., when the crash occurred. He had boarded the plane at St. Louis, relatives learned.
He was born at Dexter Nov. 4, 1909, and was employed in Cape Girardeau for about five years, working in gasoline filling stations. He later went to St. Louis and worked there for nine years and before entering the Army last September owned and operated a filling station in Hollywood, Cal.
He is survived by his mother and five brothers, W. E. Jones of Whitewater, Howard and Frank Jones of St. Louis, Chief Petty Officer Edgar Jones, stationed at San Francisco, Cal., and Chief Petty Officer Raymond Jones, now on duty at sea.
Columbus J. Jones (1875 - 1922)
Dora Ruffner Jones (1878 - 1965)
Cape Girardeau County
Created by: brenda joyce
Record added: Dec 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102545904
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