Clyde A. Jones
August 31, 1931 - June 03, 2020
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Iowa
Resided In: Rural Red Oak, Iowa

Service 6/13/2020
Evergreen Cemetery
Burial 6/13/2020
Evergreen Cemetery

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Clyde Alan Jones, age 88, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the Villisca Good Samaritan Society. Clyde was born August 31, 1931 in Montgomery County, Iowa, the son of Ivan and Muriel “Irene” (McClain) Jones. He graduated from Stennett High School and attended Iowa State University for a short time. He served in the United States Army during Korea and came home to start a long career in farming and raising livestock. Clyde was united in marriage to Naomi Clayton on January 15, 1955 in Red Oak, Iowa. They lived all of their married life in Montgomery County, Iowa. Clyde was involved in the community for many years as a Montgomery County Supervisor for 6 years, Montgomery County Fair Board member for 22 years being inducted in the Fair Board Hall of Fame, Montgomery County ASCS, a member of the Red Oak Red Sox Board of Directors and was a longtime member of the Methodist Church. He enjoyed boating, water skiing, flying his Ultra-Lite, square dancing and being a conservationist. He built one of the first terraces in Montgomery County and was known for his conservation practices.

Preceding him in death were his parents; step-father: Vance Erickson; in-laws: John and Florence Clayton; son: Doug Jones; brother: Merrill Erickson; and brothers-in-law: Max and Carroll Clayton and Jim Neal. Survivors include his wife: Naomi Clayton Jones of Red Oak; daughter: Mary Sellers and husband Terry of Red Oak; grandchildren: Dustin Sellers and wife Amber of Stanton, IA; Clint Sellers and wife Brooke of Raleigh, NC; Michael Jones of Red Oak; and Bonnie Jones of Red Oak; great granddaughter: Tessa Rae Jones of Red Oak; sister: Joan Westerlund and husband Gene of Villisca, IA; sister-in-law: Donna Davidson and husband Bob of Waverly, IA; and many other relatives and friends.

A private family graveside memorial service will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Memorials are suggested to the Stratton United Methodist Church.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


 


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