GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Thursday, November 15, 2007

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James Woodrow Jones

http://mi-cache.legacy.com/legacy/images/Cobrands/GreatFallsTribune/Photos/11-15objones_11152007.jpg James Woodrow Jones, 90, of Great Falls, a retired highway and heavy construction supervisor, died of natural causes Tuesday at a local hospital.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Schnider Funeral Home. A private family service will be held Saturday.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Jones of Great Falls; his sons, James M. (Rebecca) Jones of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Robert G. (Janice) Jones of Great Falls; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a niece and a nephew.
Jim died peacefully Nov. 13, 2007, surrounded by his loving wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was born June 2, 1917, in Great Falls, to Perry Jones and Anna M. (Adamek) Jones. He attended local schools and graduated from Great Falls High School in 1935. He attended Carroll College in Helena until 1938, when he joined the Great Northern Railroad as a foreman with the bridge repair crew.
In 1940, he joined Nelson-Smith Construction Co. of Great Falls as a foreman, building highways throughout Montana. During World War II, Jim built airfields and other military installations in both Montana and Washington. He continued as superintendent with Nelson-Smith until 1965, when he became the general manager of Montana Sand and Gravel. After more than 46 years in highway and heavy construction, he retired in 1986. He was considered one of the most respected, professional and honest contractors during his long and successful career.
On Oct. 23, 1942, Jim married Dorothy Anne Kennedy of Great Falls.
Jim was recognized for his strength, determination and love for his family. He will be greatly missed and continually loved as a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Perry J. Jones Sr.; and eight aunts and uncles.
Condolences may be posted online at www.schniderfuneralhome.com and/or www.gftribune.com/obituaries.

Published in the Great Falls Tribune on 11/15/2007.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Saturday, November 17, 2007

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Jones, James Woodrow

http://mi-cache.legacy.com/legacy/images/Cobrands/GreatFallsTribune/Photos/11-17objones_11172007.jpg James Woodrow Jones, 90, of Great Falls, a retired highway and heavy construction supervisor, died of natural causes Tuesday at a local hospital.
A private family service will be held today. Schnider Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Jones of Great Falls; his sons, James M. (Rebecca) Jones of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Robert G. (Janice) Jones of Great Falls; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.
Jim died peacefully Nov. 13, 2007, surrounded by his loving wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was born June 2, 1917, in Great Falls, to Perry Jones and Anna M. (Adamek) Jones. He attended local schools and graduated from Great Falls High School in 1935. He attended Carroll College in Helena until 1938, when he joined the Great Northern Railroad as a foreman with the bridge repair crew.
In 1940, he joined Nelson-Smith Construction Co. of Great Falls as a foreman, building highways throughout Montana. During World War II, Jim built airfields and other military installations in both Montana and Washington. He continued as superintendent with Nelson-Smith until 1965, when he became the general manager of Montana Sand and Gravel. After more than 46 years in highway and heavy construction, he retired in 1986. He was considered one of the most respected, professional and honest contractors during his long and successful career.
On Oct. 23, 1942, Jim married Dorothy Anne Kennedy of Great Falls.
Jim was recognized for his strength, determination and love for his family. He will be greatly missed and continually loved as a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Perry J. Jones Sr.; and eight aunts and uncles.
Condolences may be posted online at www.schniderfuneralhome.com and/or www.gftribune.com/obituaries.

Published in the Great Falls Tribune from 11/15/2007 - 11/17/2007.

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