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Ira Grover Jones peacefully passed away June 22, 2017. Ira enjoyed a 35 year career with the railroad beginning as a Machinist Apprentice with the Chicago and Eastern Illinois RR and retiring as System Manager for Brakes with the Union Pacific. He was a life time member of Olive Branch Masonic Lodge #38, the Shriners, Danville Consistory and a member of the Elks. Ira is survived by his wife of 66 years Barbara, daughter Carol Brown and grandchildren Lindan Lawson and Christopher Brown.
A memorial service will be held at 2PM July 1 at the Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org). Ira's full biography can be found at beckmanwilliamson.com.
Published on June 27, 2017
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