Thomas Mason Jeffries Jr.

30 January, 194916 April, 2021

Thomas Mason Jeffries (Tom), age 72 of Culpeper, Virginia left for his final journey on April 16th, 2021, leaving the world’s worries as fading images in his rear view mirror.

Tom was born January 30th, 1949 to the late Thomas Mason Jeffries Sr. and Kennon S. Jeffries Graves of Rapidan, Virginia. He was a lifelong Culpeper resident and graduated from Culpeper High School in 1967. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1968 and served 3 years which included 2 tours of duty in Vietnam. Tom enjoyed travel and after returning home he hitchhiked from Culpeper through South America. He then settled back in Culpeper, marrying Brenda Sue Jeffries in 1977. He worked in the greenhouse business from 1976 to 2005. He then fulfilled a lifelong ambition of being an independent truck driver.

He enjoyed reading, travel, building demolition derby cars with his nephew Rainey Jeffries, telling stories, and visiting with family and friends. He loved his mother dearly and was a proud father. He spent his retirement basking in the sun, watching western movies, and driving his corvette.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother William Kennon Jeffries, and nephew William Rainey Jeffries. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Brenda Jeffries, son Thomas Mason Jeffries III (Kara), and daughter Susan Benton Suleske (Adam). His surviving siblings include Mary “Andy” Durham, Jeff Marsh, JoAnne Russell (Chip), Barton Hitchcock (Gary), Anne Graves Foster (Joe), and sister-in-law Robin DeJarnette. His grandchildren include Thomas Jeffries, Isla Jeffries, Truman Jeffries, Gregory “Paz” Suleske, and Felix Suleske. He is also survived by multiple cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

There will be a graveside service on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 at 11:00am at the Culpeper Masonic Cemetery. Fellowship following the service will be at the home of Barton and Gary at 19465 Mt. Pony Rd, Culpeper, VA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Culpeper 4-H Beef Club, care of the Virginia Cooperative Extension at 101 South West St. Culpeper, VA 22701.

Tom rides west into the sunset as his friends and family wave goodbye to a fine gentleman.

Fond memories and condolences may be offered to the Jeffries family through The Jeffries family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home with these arrangements.


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, 8 May , 2021


Thomas Mason Jeffries Jr.

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Wanda Tolson

28 April 2021

Brenda and family: I am so sorry for your loss! May God give you peace!

Jack KIdwell

27 April 2021

My condolences, Brenda.

Steve & Margie Southard

27 April 2021

Barton and the Jeffries Family,
Sorry to hear about Tom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Linda Bailey

26 April 2021

Dear Brenda,

I remember well your beautiful wedding 44 years ago, wow! That is very impressive. I am saddened for the loss to you and your family. I hope you are doing well with close friends and family nearby. Know that I have been thinking about you since reading the obituary and I just wanted you to know that. Take good care of yourself, my friend from long ago.

Sandra Elliott

26 April 2021

Brenda, Mason and Susan I’m so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sandra Elliott

Ned and Patricia Ellerbe

25 April 2021

Condolences to Ms. Susan and her family.
May the Lord comfort and sustain an inner peace as the healing begins. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Prayers to the family.

Deitra Dorsey(Caretaker)

22 April 2021

I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Jeffries. He was a pleasure to work with. I enjoyed his stories about this area in which we grew up and lived. May God comfort and keep you at this time of bereavement.
Gone but not forgotten, he will always be a part of you.

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