Jackie Lee Allen “Jack” Jines of Bloomfield, son of the late Lyman Lloyd and Cora Mae Knight Jines, was born in Sikeston on January 11, 1933, passed away at his home near Bloomfield on October 14, 2017, at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 3 days.
Jack had lived in Southeast Missouri all of his life and in Bloomfield the past 59 years. He went to work as a deck hand on the inland waterways, became a river boat tow pilot and later a Captain, where he spent over 50 years. He was the owner of Crystal Towing Co. and operated the motor vessel “Mister R”. He was a member of the Union Grove General Baptist Church near Bloomfield and a veteran of the U. S. Army.
On June 15, 1958, he was married to Pansy D. Robey in Aquilla, Missouri.
Surviving are his wife, Pansy D. Jines of Bloomfield; three sons & daughter in law, Kevin Jines, Wade Jines, Cody & Kari Jines all of Bloomfield; one daughter, Kimberly Jines of Bloomfield; three grandchildren, Christopher Taylor of Bloomfield, Chelsea Jines of Kansas City, Missouri and Tyler Harty of Bloomfield; four brothers, Gary Jines, Laddy Jines and Larry Jines all of Dexter, Joe Jines of Orlando, Florida; two sisters, Patsy Cook of Sikeston and Judy Hadley of Yuma, Arizona. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry “Nub” Jines, Captain James “Bunny” Jines; and one sister, Margaret Dickeson.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with services to follow, Rev. Charles Robertson of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will follow in the Jines Family Cemetery near Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Union Grove General Baptist Church, c/o Joyce Kelly, 26023 ST HWY BB, Bloomfield, MO 63825.