He was born Sept. 21, 1979, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Sonny and Patricia (Johnson) Jones. He was a class of 1998 graduate of Prestonsburg High School and enlisted in the United States Marines.
On May 23, 2008, he married Jessica Taylor in Salyersville, Ky. Jeffrey worked as a coal mining shuttle car operator for Booth Energy Group in Inez, Ky.
He is survived by his wife: Jessie Jones, Claypool; two sons: Jeffrey Clayton Jones Jr. and Jonathan Curtis Jones, both at home; two stepsons: Zakary Chalmers, at home; and Kyelir Chalmers, Leslie, Mich.; his father and stepmother: Sonny (Karen) Jones, Wheelwright, Ky.; a brother: Clay Jones, Wheelwright, Ky.; and two sisters: Jennifer (Chad) Blazo, Katy, Texas; and Carmen Blackman, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his mother: Patricia Jones; and a brother: Justin Jones.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. Burial will be at Johnson Cemetery in Prestonburg, Ky., with military honors.