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Louie Derwood Jones


Visitation services for Louie Derwood Jones, Sr., 72, West Plains, Missouri, will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 11, 2018 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Jones passed away at 8:55 p.m., Monday, October 8, 2018 at Brooke Haven Health Care.


He was born August 13, 1946, in Winnsboro, Louisiana, to Louie Jones and Lucille McKaskle Jones.  Mr. Jones was a veteran, having served in Korea with the United States Army.  He worked as a police officer in Ocean Springs, Mississippi from 1976 until 1988; was also a shrimp boater, carpenter and farmer.  After moving to the West Plains area he was a bus driver and custodian at Glenwood School for ten years.  He loved hunting, fishing, dancing and spending time with his grandkids.  Mr. Jones was a Master Mason at Woodside and Bayou Lodges.


He is survived by three sons, Louie Derwood Jones, Jr., Dwight Wesley Jones and Joel Micha Jones; six grandchildren, Brooke, Bradey, Tyler, Zachary, Faith and Grace; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Troy, Bo and Larry; five sisters, Janice, Judy, Jeanette, Robbie and Violet; and many nieces and nephews.


His parents preceded him in death.


Burial will be in Winnsboro, Louisiana.  Memorial contributions may be made to AmVets and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at