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Woody Jones Sr.

   Woody Duane Jones Sr., 61, of Gladwin passed away Feb. 22, 2007 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Gladwin.

   Woody was born Oct. 13, 1945 in Bitely, Michigan to Oakley Woody and Louella Lois (Ives) Jones.

   He was a farm worker at Sandy’s Farm and had lived in Gladwin County for two years, previously residing in Osceola County. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War.

   He was a member and past president of Harrison Eagles, a member of the Gladwin Moose Lodge, and held various positions with the Gladwin Odd Fellows. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing Woody married Rebecca Jo Nicholas June 18, 2006 in Gladwin.

   He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Jones of Gladwin; one son, Woody Jones Jr. and fiance, Daisy, of Indiana; five daughters, Lottie (Frank) McGovern of Cooperscove, Texas, Billie Jo (James) Galloup of Reed City, Stacy Jones of Gladwin, Lois Allen Jones of Reed City, and Ashley Jones of Evart; seven grandchildren, Harley, Donan and Ian McGovern, Christina, Michael and Shirley Galloup, and Kaitlyn Jones; stepfather, Eugene Longcore; one sister, Alice (Willis) Blackledge; one brother, Benny J. Jones; and several nieces, nephews and many special friends. He is predeceased by his parents; and two sisters, Florence and Lauralye.

   Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at Hall-Kokotovich Funeral Home in Gladwin, Pastor Gary Cooper officiated. Memorial contributions can be made to the family’s charity of choice.

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