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RICHARD L. 'JEFF' JEFFRIES

Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Richard L. "Jeff" Jeffries, 67, of Rockville, Ind., died at 11:05 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, in his residence.

Born March 9, 1936, in Carbon, he was the son of the late Philip A. and Alma Martin Jeffries.

Memberships included Carbon Baptist Church.

He was a teamster with Local 144 in Terre Haute, driving for Els Asphalt trucking and Liquid transport. He had also worked in the garden shop of G&M Ace Hardware in Rockville.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Brattain Jeffries, whom he married July 31, 1964, in St. Bernice, Ind.; a son, Phil Jeffries, and wife, Karen, of Rockville; a brother, Anthony Jeffries, of Brazil; two sisters, Marlene Dowell and Judy Wright, both of Brazil; three grandchildren, Andrew Jeffries, Cody Jeffries and Karlee Jeffries; several nieces and nephews.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday in Gooch Funeral Home, 112 Howard St., Rockville, with Michael Brattain officiating. Burial will be in Clinton Falls Cemetery in Putnam County.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and before services on Thursday.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 600 S. First St., Terre Haute, IN 47807.

Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.