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James F. “Jim” Jeffries

James F. “Jim” Jeffries, 75, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Mosaic Life Care.

Jim was born on October 7, 1946 in Easton, Missouri to Franklin B. and Bessie A. (Moore) Jeffries. He was a graduate of the Easton High School, Easton, Missouri and served in the United States Navy. He was a member of Word of Life Church and worked for Heartland Health System for thirty-five years in the receiving department.

He married Ola M. “Arkie” Mires on November 4, 1970. She preceded him in death on June 11, 2016. He was also preceded by her parents, brother Robert Pendleton and one sister, Frances McClain.

Jim didn’t know a stranger and would give you the shirt off his back. He was full of humor and loved to have fun and tell jokes.

Survivors include two sisters, Billie Coulter, Elwood, Kansas and Eva Ash, Wheatland, Missouri; one brother, Ben Jeffries, Joplin, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services 2pm Tuesday, October 26th at Nodaway Memorial Gardens under the care of Price Funeral Home. Friends may pay their respects from 9:00am to 5:00pm On Monday, October 25th at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to ASPCA.


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