Jim Jeffries of Lake Sherwood, Mo., formerly of Koshkonong, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2009, at the age of 61. He was the son of the late Arthur and Emma Jean Jeffries.
He was a United States Marine and served his country during Vietnam War, earning two Purple Hearts. He was a member of the Marine Corps League and the VFW Post 5327.
He is survived by: his wife, Cindy Jeffries; two children, Dana Foster and husband, David, and Travis Jeffries; two grandchildren, Dustin and Danielle Foster; siblings, Jerry Jeffries and wife, Ann, Lynn Jeffries and wife, Marla and Vicki Powell and husband, Bob.
Graveside services were held Jan. 19 at the Shiloh Grand Gulf Cemetery at Thayer, Mo.
Funeral arrangements were made under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.