Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Andrew Christian Jones, 10-year-old son of James Christian and Akemi (Melton) Jones, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield.

He was born Jan. 28, 1997, in Stockton, Calif. He attended school in California and a short time in Grove, Okla. Most of his life was spent in California and had lived in Shell Knob for about one month. He was a member of Cottonwood Christian Center in Los Alamitos, Calif. Survivors include: his parents, James and Akemi Jones, of Shell Knob; two brothers, Adam Jones, of the home, and Ian McGinnis and his wife, Kristin, of Fountain Valley, Calif.; grandmothers, Kiyoko Melton, of Houston, Texas, Connie Judge of Grove, Okla., and Mary Jones, of Payton, Ariz.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial was at Lake Park Memorial Gardens, Shell Knob.

Contributions may be made to LUC Boys Ranch in his memory.

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