Created: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 05:33:00 CST
Updated: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 05:35:28 CST
Frank Leslie Jones, the son of Waldine and Doris (Leslie) Jones, was born on November 12, 1951 in Superior, Nebraska. He passed away on March 1, 2014 at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior, Nebraska at the age of 62 years, 3 months, 17 days.
Frank attended the Nora school and graduated from Nelson High School. On April 7, 1972 he was united in marriage to Sandy Wehrman and this union was blessed with two daughters, Angela and Carie.
Frank lived his entire life near Nora, Nebraska. During high school he participated in football, track and rodeo, and continued to rodeo a short time after graduation. He and his brother Bud formed the Jones Bros. Rodeo Company in Nora in 1967. He team roped and competed in the first state team penning held in the state. He shared his love of livestock with his daughters while they grew up, helping them during their years in 4-H and FFA. He and his father ran the sale barns in Superior, Mankato and Red Cloud at different times throughout their careers. He had a love of cattle and traveled as far as Minnesota, Oklahoma and Missouri to purchase cattle at auctions.
He was preceded in death by his father Dean and a brother P.D. Jones.
He is survived by his wife Sandy Jones of Nora, Nebraska; his mother Doris Jones of Superior, Nebraska; daughters, Angela Gardner and husband B.J. of Nora, Nebraska and Carie Meyers and husband Sam of Mankato, Kansas. Five grandchildren, Ella and Mia Gardner and Eve, Grant and Nathaniel Meyers. He is also survived by a brother, Craig Jones and wife Peggy of Elizabethton, Tennessee, along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside Memorial Services at: Nora Cemetery, Nora, Nebraska
Time of Service: Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Clergy: Fred Meyers
Inurnment: Nora Cemetery, Nora, Nebraska
Memorials to: In care of the family
Book Signing: From 9:00 am-8:00 pm on Wednesday at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home
Luncheon to follow graveside services at the Nuckolls County Fairgrounds
Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Nebraska 68978 Phone 402-879-3900