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Obituary: Kevin Jeffries, Columbus

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Kevin L. Jeffries, 49, of 12th Street, went home to meet our Lord at 1:59 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012, in Jackson County.

He was born in Columbus, July 12, 1963, the son of Elton H. Jeffries of Elizabethtown, and the late Shelby Jean Robertson Jeffries. He married Tina Mae Seward Jeffries on April 29, 1983, and she survives.

Kevin enjoyed fishing and metal detecting. He also liked football, gardening and growing roses. Kevin enjoyed his grand babies most of all.

In addition to his wife and his father, he is survived by sons, Joshua L. (Jenny) Jeffries and Jacob D. (Alicca) Jeffries, all of Columbus; a brother, Dwayne (Kim) Jeffries of Columbus; a sister, Debi (Bobby) Bennett of Columbus; and grandchildren, Abby Jeffries, Camden Jeffries, Lilly Mae Jeffries, Ali Wooten and Colt Wooten; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Allman officiating. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Calling will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kevin Jeffries memorial fund through the funeral home.

You may view his video tribute after 1 p.m. Sunday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.

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