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Allen Jones


Posted By: Deborah Barker (email)
Date: 10/15/2023 at 20:46:27

Allen Perry Jones, 68, of Floris died Wednesday afternoon of injuries sustained while working at a strip mine northwest of Floris. The accident occurred about 3 PM, at a mine on the Roy Fisk farm near the Hale school and approximately 3 miles from Floris. The mine is operated by the South Iowa Coal Co., which also maintains operations on Hwy 63 near Soap Creek. Jones who had been employed by the company for approximately 3 years, was oiling a drag line operated by his son, Paul, when he became entangled in the mechanism. His arm was severed. Jones died approximately 15 minutes following. Survivors include his wife, Hildred. Two sons, Paul of Floris, and John M of Marshalltown; three daughters, Mrs Fred McMillin, Mrs Lewis Pool, Mrs Mildred Carlisle. Four brothers, Ross, Charles,, one of Drakesville, (unreadable), and Donald. Two sisters, Mrs Tom Higbee of Bloomfield and Mrs Eph Heckert of Unionville, Ia. 17 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Jones was born October 18, 1996 near Belknap, the son of Mr and Mrs Isaac Jones. Services at Floris Christian, and Burial in Floris Cemeter, Curl Funeral home in charge of arrangements.


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