Born 8-26-1928 -- Died 1-11-2005
J. D. Mobley, 76, of Alton, Mo. was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Rover, Mo. and died Jan. 11, 2005, at Ash Grove, Mo. Health Care Center.
Survivors include; three children - James D. Mobley and wife, Kim, of Ash Grove, Mo., Janet Barton and husband Ronnie, of Alton, Mo., Carol DePriest and husband, Bill, of Henderson, Ky.; seven grandchildren - Justin Barton and wife, Stacy, Kyle Barton and wife, LaJuana, Kris DePriest and wife, Christy, Daniel DePriest, Kasondra DePriest, Dallas Mobley, and wife, Mandy, Joni Shianne Mobley; seven great-grandchildren; seven brothers; and eight sisters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse James Mobley and Omie Wright-Mobley; his wife, Colene Smith-Mobley; two brothers; two sisters; and one grandson.
He was a veteran of the Korean war, serving with the U. S. Army. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
The funeral was Jan. 14, in Clary Chapel with Tom Ledgerwood officiating. Burial was in Bailey Cemetery with full military honors. Arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.