Rev. Jeff Fails, 50, of Neelyville, MO., formerly of Albuquerque, NM., passed away on Sunday, October, 29, 2017 at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Jeff was born on August 9, 1967 in Little Rock, Ar. He was the owner and operator of Jeff’s handyman service and loved music, working on vehicles, his church and camping. Jeff loved his family and loved the God he served. On July 1985 he received the Holy Ghost and accepted his call into the ministry. Jeff was a member of the Naylor Pentecostal Church having served as assistant pastor, youth leader, Sunday school teacher and church bus driver.

On June 24, 1988 Jeff married Laurie Elizabeth Reed in Naylor, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are their three children, Christian Fails of Naylor, Mo., Chance Fails and wife Katie of Neelyville, Mo., Mariah Fails of Neelyville, Mo.; mother, Carol Fails of Albuquerque, NM.; mother and father in laws, Ron and Brenda Reed; sister, Wilma “Tuny” Choice and husband Ben; brother, David Fails of Albuquerque, NM.; and brother and sister in law, Mike and Pam Reed.

Preceding him in death was his father, Jeremiah Fails.

The funeral will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Naylor Pentecostal church with Pastor Donnie Fowler officiating. Burial will follow at the Coon Island Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers family requests memorial be made to Fowler & Sons Funeral Home.