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Claude Milton Jones Dec. 8, 1940 Jan. 13, 2017


January 24, 2017

Claude Milton Jones

Claude Milton Jones, 76, of Sweet Home passed away peacefully in his sleep from Alzheimer’s disease on Jan. 13, at Bridge Creek Memory Care in Lebanon.

He was born in Anacortes, Wash., to Charles Milton and Grace Edith Jones.

He was raised in Portland and moved to Sweet Home in 1955. He attended Sweet Home High School and graduated in 1959. He was a high jumper on the track team.

Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1963, serving mostly at sea on oil ships as a radio man. He boxed and played volleyball while in the military, standing out in the ring.

At age 24, he married Li...

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