Billy W. Jeffery, 75, Neosho, died April 5, 2013, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, following a lengthy illness.
Billy was born Feb. 16, 1938, in Neosho, the son of Raymond W. and Bessie M. (Sorenson) Jeffery. He was a lifelong area resident and had worked as a leadman at Tyson Foods and Twin Rivers in Neosho, retiring in 2005.
Billy and Dolores Owens were married in 1958 at Neosho and she survives.
Also surviving is a son, Clyde Jeffery of Neosho, and his special companion, “Abby”.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and three sisters.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gibson Cemetery. Rev. Ralph Walker will officiate. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.