Melvin Leroy Jones, 92, of Adrian, Mo., died on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, on his farm.

Melvin was born Feb. 8, 1930, to Troy and Minnie May (Acord) Jones in Dutton, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his wife, E. Macel Jones; five brothers; and three sisters.

He is survived by his daughters, Michelle (Charles) Myers of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Sharon (David) Knuth of Adrian, Mo.; four grandchildren and their spouses; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Adrian. Interment followed in Crescent Hill Cemetery.

Services were under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home of Adrian.