Catherine E. Jones, 94, formerly of Kokomo, passed away at 12:50 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Waterford Place Health Campus. She was born Jan. 9, 1920, in Marengo, to the late Wilford and Stella May (Weathers) Manship. On Dec. 10, 1938, she married William R. Jones. They were married for 65 years until William’s passing April 22, 2004.
Catherine worked for Stites Cleaners and Howard Community Hospital, before working at Delco for 20 years until retiring in 1985. Catherine loved cooking, watching NASCAR and taking care of her grandkids. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving is her son, Ricky (Tammy) Jones, Logansport; grandchildren, Staci (Steve) Shipley, Amie (Wade) Cross and Roger (Ashley) Smith; great-grandchildren, Jessica Ridgeway, Austin Moon, Pete Cross, Lindsey Cross, Hanaha Moon, Brooklynn Cross, Braxton Smith and Gabriella Smith, great-great grandchild; Lydiann Ridgeway; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brother, John Manship; and sisters, Helen Mills and Darlene Goodpasture.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster St., with Pastor Kerry Williams officiating. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Paoli Community Cemetery, Paoli, with Pastor Larry Vinson officiating the graveside. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the mortuary.
You are invited to read Catherine’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message or order flowers for the family. Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., is in charge of arrangements.