Claude Vergil Jones, 85, of Columbus, who had taught ROTC in Billings, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011.
He was born to Orvial and Bessie Jones in Mossmain on the Yellowstone River, on June 30, 1926. He retired as a Navy chief and taught at Senior High School in Billings.
Survivors include a brother, Bill Jones, and sister, Florence Muessig, both of Billings; a daughter, Claudia Schuster of Columbus; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.
No services were planned. Arrangements were by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.