Billy Jones, 79, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Aug. 23, 1938, in Cape Fair, son of Claud and Virginia (Batson) Jones. After graduating high school he joined the U.S. Army.
Survivors include: two daughters, Jessica Gideon and April Jones; three grandchildren; and three sisters, Pauline Moudy and her husband Alan, of Cape Fair, Maxine Childress and her husband Jim, of Aurora, and Patricia Chasteen, of Eureka Springs, Ark.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, W.W. Calhoun; and one sister, Rosie M. Hilton.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.