Moberly Monitor Index
April 1, 1949
The body of Staff Sgt. Harold L. Jones was killed in action over France on
April 20, 1944, arrived here today and was taken to the Snow Funeral Home.
Sgt. Jones, son of Mrs. A.M. Hammon, 315 Henry Street, was first engineer
and gunner aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress. He had been overseas only five
weeks at the time of his death. He was inducted into the Army Air Force on
Jan. 5, 1943.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the
Snow Chapel by the Rev. Joseph Pettie Grant, pastor of th First Baptist
Church. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Military services will be in
charge of th V.F.W.
Besides his mother he is survived by his step-father, A.M. Hammon; a
daughter, Sharon Lee Jones, 417 East Carpenter street; two brothers, Frank
Jones 709 Franklin avenue, and Bill Jones of the state of California; and a
sister, Mrs. K.L. Johnson, Kansas City.
Sgt. Jones attended West Park School here and attended high school at
Clarence. He joined the Immanuel Baptist Church at an early age. He
received his basic training in the Army Air Force at St. Petersburg, Fla.,
attending engineers school at Amarillo, Tex., and attended gunner's school
at Kingman, Ariz. He was at the replacement center in Salt La