US Army

Arley Jay Jones

August 24, 1956 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 63)

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Arley J. Jones, age 63 of Nebr. City passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Prestige Care Center in Nebr. City.

Arley was born on August 24, 1956 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City, NE; the son of A.J. and Dorothy Lee (Tuton) Jones.  He grew up and attended school in Nebraska City; graduating from Nebraska City High School with the Class of 1975.  After high school he joined the United States Army and proudly served his country on the Korean Demilitarized Zone.  This was a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula, which served as a buffer zone between North and South Korea.  He was honorably discharged on May 1, 1981.

He worked doing construction for many years and belonged to the Iron Worker Union.  He was involved in the building of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.  He worked for F&B Contractors and Whites Construction.  He was a prior member of the Eagles Club.

Arley is survived by his children:  Ralonda Cervantes (Gustavo) of Nebr. City, Rabeckah Cavanzon of La Hoya, Mexico and Shayden Jones (Liberty) of Avoca, NE; four grandchildren: Gustavo Cervantes, Jr., Calliope Cervantes, Cheyanne Cavanzon and Alonzo Cavanzon; mother Dorothy Jones of Nebr. City; sisters:  Gaille Brown of Union, NE and Dana Brink (Aaron) of Nebr. City; other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his dad A.J. Jones in 1995; brother Robert Jones, Sr. in 2012 and sister Jeanene Pummel in 2020.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City with Military Honors by the Nebraska National Guard Funeral Honors Detail.

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Memorial Service
August 22, 2020

10:30 AM
Wyuka Cemetery
19th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

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