Gary Alan Jones Sr.

Gary Alan Jones Sr., of Farmington, entered into eternal life on June 29, 2024, at the age of 75. He was born on January 29, 1949, in East Prairie, Missouri, to William “Jack” and Daisy (Johnson) Jones.

Gary is survived by his wife of 27 years, Karen (Edwards) Jones, his children, Gary Alan (Ann) Jones Jr. of Farmington , Edie (Donald) Robinson of Hillsboro, and Matt (Magean) Jones of Manchester, nine grandchildren, Greg (Kasey) Robinson, Kayla (Chris) Warakomski, Nick (Mary) Robinson, Sydney Jones, Gabrielle Jones, Lily (Patrick) Robinson-Bielik, Jack Jones, Hannah Jones, and Brennan Jones, seven great grandchildren, Gregory, Gracie, Jersey, Shiloh, Carolyn, Saige, and Stella, his siblings, Mary (Dean Sr.) Schoessel of Fenton and Brenda (Tim) Irby of Sikeston, brother-in-law, Dennis Pashia of Dupo, IL, brother- in-law and sister-in-law Webb and Debbie Edwards, nieces and nephews, Denny, Denise, David, B.J., Crystal, Deanna, Karrie, T.J. and Brittany. Lifelong friend, Pete Hoyer and friends Gary and Mary Pulliam, along with many cousins, great nieces and nephews.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, his brother and best friend, Benny Jones, sister, Linda Pashia, his nephew, Dean Schoessel, Jr., his mother -in-law and father-in-law, Bill and Sue Edwards.

Gary was a Christian who loved and looked forward to meeting God and Jesus and looked forward to reuniting with his loved ones in heaven, he enjoyed joking with family/friends and strangers, watching Westerns, hunting, fishing, and traveling. He loved hanging at the farm with Pete, going to dinner and get-togethers with family and friends and eating in ‘Karens kitchen’. When ending a phone call with his children he would say, “Give everybody a kiss for me and tell them I love them.” He often said how proud he was of his family. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, July 1, 2024, from 4 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. at Cozean Memorial Chapel officiated by Pastor David Duncan. Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network, 5700 Oakland Avenue, Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63110 or

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