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Obituary: CJ Jones 1930-2016

CJ Jones

CJ Jones

CJ Jones, 85 of Cottonwood, passed away on July 24, 2016. He was born on August 20, 1930 in Globe, AZ to Claud Jones and Ima Smith.

CJ attended high school in Globe. He served his country in the Navy from 1948 - 1950. He worked at numerous copper mines in Globe, Bisbee, Douglas, San Manuel and also Lima Peru.

He then worked at the Phoenix Cement Plant from 1959 - 1980. CJ also worked for the US Bureau of Reclamation in Page, AZ and Boulder City, NV from 1980 - 1992. He retired in 1992.

CJ was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

He enjoyed fishing and traveling. He loved his family and grandchildren.

CJ was preceded in death by his wife Marjorie Jones. He is survived by sons Michael Jones (Gail) of Cottonwood and Larry Jones (Lynette) of Cottonwood; daughter Karen Rowland (Dean) of Yuba City, CA; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1377 E. Hombre Drive in Cottonwood.

Visitation starts at 9 a.m. with the service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Clarkdale.

Donations in his name may be made to the Muhammed Ali Parkinson Center, 240 W. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

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