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Obit. Maj. Everett L. Jones, U.S. Army

Everett L. Jones, 80, a retired major in the Army Ordnance Corps, later as a civilian senior logistics manager for the Defense Communications Agency, died Feb.17 at Walter Reed Army medical Center. He had lived in Alexandria,Virginia since 1980.
He joined the Army in 1940 in his native Omaha, giving his age as 18, even though he was two years younger, according to his niece Pat Barnes-McConnell.
He was assigned to the famed African American 9th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Riley, Kansas. He served as an ammunition officer in WW2, in France and Germany and used his fluency in French as a liaison to French Police in the Paris area. He served in France, Germany, England, Belgium and Holland during the Korean war era.
His wife Margaret E. Barnes Jones, whom he married in 1953, was also assigned to various military posts in Europe as an officer in the Women's Army Corps. She died in 2000. They were married for 47 years.
He is survied by a half brother, Johnny Thomas Jones of Washington, D.C.

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