Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


February 7, 2013


Feb. 6, 2013

Calvin E. Jones of Avon died Feb. 6, 2013. He was 86.

Born Dec. 23, 1926, in Leslie County, Ky., he was a son of the late Clarence and Zella Pennington Jones.

Mr. Jones was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He worked 13 years as a coal miner at V&C Coal Co., before working 30 years as a skilled tradesmen for Allisons Division of GM. After retiring from Allisons, he worked 15 years for FedEx before retiring in 2009.

He was a member of Living Faith Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dora A. (Herron) Jones; children Terry and Tim Jones, Phyllis (Jeff) Lawrence, and Melissa (John) Stevens; honorary children John and April Francis; sisters Hazel Carter, Bernice (Henry) White, and Ruth Sloan; a brother, Wendell Hoskins; grandchildren Carrie (Marty) Limeberry, Sara (Derek) Frye, Max, Steven and Dylan Jones; and honorary grandchildren Briwana Francis and Marcus Griffin.

Preceding him in death were his step-mother, Elizabeth Jones, and brothers Lee Jones and JC Hoskins.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Floral Park Cemetery.

Calling at the funeral home is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Online condolences may be sent to the Jones family at www.hamptongentry.com.

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