James Alfred “Jim” Jeffries, 66, of Frostburg, MD, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born October 25, 1947, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late William and Margaret V. (Buskirk) Jeffries Monahan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Carl William “Bill” Jeffries and his step-father Thomas P. Monahan.
Jim was a 1965 graduate of Beall High School. He graduated from Officer Candidate School, National Guard, and served during the Baltimore riots of the late ‘60s. He was a member of Farrady Post #24 American Legion and several fraternal organizations over the years where he had many friends.
He is survived by his second wife of 22 years, Julita Jeffries, Frostburg; his son, Pastor Jim Jeffries and wife, Stacey, Frostburg; daughter Wendi Martz and husband, Jonathon, Woodland; and son, B.J. Jeffries and wife, Margie, Frostburg. Also surviving is his first wife and mother of his children, Janet (Baker) Jeffries Brennan, also of Frostburg. In addition, he is survived by his two step-children, Tony Barry of Frostburg and Angela Barry of Texas; grandchildren, Logan Jeffries, Adam Martz, Dalton Jeffries, Allison Martz, Branson Jeffries, Gracie Jeffries, Jacob Jeffries, Mason Jeffries, Ava Jeffries, Nate Jeffries and Weston Jeffries; step-sister, Patty Ernest and husband Scott, Edgewater, MD.
Jim was cremated in accordance with his wishes.