Friday, December 19, 2014



Mason H. Jones Jr., 61, Princeton, Kan., passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Olathe Medical Center.

Cremation is planned. Memorial services are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Family members plan to meet with friends 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, before the service.

Mason was born Monday, July 28, 1952, in Oceola, Mo., the son of Mason H. Sr. and Martha (Drake) Jones.

He had lived in Princeton, Kan., since 1991.

He graduated from El Dorado High School, El Dorado, Mo., with the class of 1970.

Mason was united in marriage with Darlene Graybill May 22, 1971, in Kansas City, Kan. She survives of the home.

Survivors also include his three children, Mason Jones III and wife, Jennifer, Richmond, Kan., Charles Jones, Atlanta, and Donna Jones, Princeton, Kan.; six grandchildren, Terence and Travis Venniro, Sadee Jones, Brittany White, and Alex and Alyssa Jones; sisters and brothers, Connie Leonard, Jim, John, Clayton, Janice and Randy Jones; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mason worked for Cargotec for 17 years, retiring in 2013.

Mason served in the U.S. Air Force from 1971 to 1991, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant. While in the military, he served two tours in Germany and one tour in Sicily.

He was a member of the Church Of The Nazarene.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Church Of The Nazarene through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.

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