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James Jens

Graveside services for James Clifford Jens, 63, Pomona, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Mt. Zion (Poe Hill) Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Jens passed away at 3:28 p.m., Sunday, August 22, 2021, at Ozarks Medical Center.


He was born September 7, 1957, at Hinsdale, Illinois to Gene and Nancy Jens.  Jim graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1976.  On July 17, 1976, he was married at Mountain View, Missouri, to Janet Thompson.  Mr. Jens was a veteran, having proudly served with the United States Air Force.  He loved spending time with family, fishing, hunting, camping and working on cars.   Jim was a volunteer with the Peace Valley White Church Fire Department.  Mr. Jens was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.


He is survived by his wife, Janet Jens, of the family home; four children, David Jens and wife, Amanda, Pomona, Missouri, Aaron Jens and wife, Ashley, Chesapeake, Virginia, Brian Jens and wife, Laura, Jefferson City, Missouri and Jeremy Jens and wife, Tiffany; ten grandchildren, Brooke Mitchell and husband, Jacob, Tessa Jens, Lorrin Jens and significant other, Evan Kinder, Addison, Landyn, Audrey, Harper, Hadley, Sawyer and Jase and one on the way; his mother, Nancy McMichael; three brothers, Dan and wife, Barb, Steve and wife, Melissa and Del and wife, Carol; four sisters, Cynthia, Cherise and husband, Chris, Cheryl and Juanita; four brothers-in-law, Larry, Richard and wife, Cathy, Randy and wife, Alex and Jim and wife, Tawnya; and many nieces and nephews.


His father, one daughter, Angela and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leonard and Shirley Thompson, preceded him in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.   Memorial contributions may be made to Peace Valley White Church Fire Department and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at