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Faye June Jones

Graveside services for Faye June Jones, 87, Vancouver, Washington, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs.  Jones passed away April 26, 2023.


She was born February 25, 1935, to Virginia and Marcus Shephard.  Faye grew up in California and lived in southern Oregon as a teenager. She came to Missouri with her father at the age of 15 where she met Loyd Jones.  Faye and Loyd were married July 28, 1951, in Long Beach, California.  They raised their family in Kalamazoo, Michigan and retired to West Plains, Missouri in 1999.  Loyd preceded her in death on December 27, 2019.  Faye lived in Washington for the last three years where she made many friends and enjoyed Bean Bag Baseball, Friday social time, decorating her apartment and visiting with fellow residents at her independent living home.


She is survived by two children, 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.  Daughter, Linda Finch, Granddaughter Nikkie Larsen (Jeff) Jacob and Katie Larsen, Grandson Adam Flowers, Christian and Brittany Flowers.  Granddaughter Ashley Finch (Mitchell).  Son, Larry Jones (Sally), Grandson Mac Jones (Kelly), Stephan Jones; two brothers Bill and Jim Shephard; one sister Barbara Sears; cousin, Erma Sells; and her dear friend, Lorine King.


Memorial contributions may be made to West Plains Senior Center 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