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Mitchell Lewis Jones, age 98, of Springfield, MO passed away at 5:53 am, February 17th, 2022, in his home.

Mitchell was born on August 7, 1923, in Taylor, MS, the son of Norwood and Corrie Jones.

Mitchell is survived by three children, Craig (Toni) Jones, David (Sherry) Jones, Jane (Floyd) Nixon; eight grandchildren, Deanna (Tom) Beckenholdt, Raymond (Ashley) Coleman, Kate Nixon, Sheree (Aaron) Sharpe, Chris (Summer) Bryant; William Lundy, Scott (Jessica) Jones, Lauren (Justin) Mateer; and fifteen great-grandchildren, Haley, Caden, Carson, Hollis, Harrison, Louise, Keaton, Ellie, Spencer, Savannah, Kai, Abigail, Issac, Clara and Lucy.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 22nd at 9:30 am in Springfield, MO with Chris Bryant officiating, under the direction of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be at 9 am preceding funeral services. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.