Elfriede M. Jones
Elfriede M. Jones, 90, of Loogootee, passed away at 7:04 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at Franciscan Health Lafayette East Hospital.
She was born Aug. 5, 1929 in Munich, Germany, to the late Maximilian Mayer and Centa (Proll) Mayer Heindle. She married Russell E. Jones on Jan. 17, 1953, and he preceded her in death on May 16, 2012.
She received her GED from Odon High School and worked at the Crane Post Office for 20 years before retiring as postmaster in 1990. She was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bramble, where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed painting, dancing and spending time with her beloved family.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her brother, Ludwig "Wiggi" Mayer.
She is survived by her sons, Bradley (Ellen) Jones of Shelby, North Carolina, Robert (Karen) Jones of Marion and Bruce (Michelle) Jones of Loogootee; grandchildren Amber Earle, John Jones, Chadwick Jones, Kimberly Jones, Morgan Imad and Mia Shaw; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; sister Gerda Frank of Cham Bavarian Forest, Germany; nieces and nephews, Manuela Frank, Angelika Frank, Helmet Frank Jr., Marcus Mayer, Susanne Diener and Michael Meier.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Oct. 15, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Parish for St. Joseph Cemetery Fund, Friends of Loogootee Library or Martin County Humane Society.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com
Arrangements were provided by Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
Published on October 13, 2019


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