Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

John Franklin Jones, Sr., 91, of Owensboro, Ky

OWENSBORO, Ky. - John Franklin Jones, Sr., 91, of Owensboro, Ky passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Western KY Veterans Center. He was born January 27, 1922 in Daviess County to the late Samuel Tilden and Mary Eula Coomes Jones. He retired from Green River Electric and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral, Sons of Confederate Veterans, VFW 696 and the American Legion. Mr. Jones enjoyed fishing, vegetable gardening and refinishing antique furniture.

Aside from his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Jones (2006), a son, Walter Tilden Jones, two infant sons, Charles Jones and Joseph Jones, a granddaughter, Amy C. Krakowski and three brothers, Earl Jones, Hugh Jones and Leo Jones.

Surviving are his children, John F. “Frankie” Jones, Jr. and his wife, Theresa, Doris M. Ferguson and her husband, Harvey, Virginia A. Stevens and her husband Wayne and Susan M. Jones, all of Owensboro. He is also survived by six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen Cathedral with Father Tony Jones officiating and burial to follow with full military honors in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home and Monday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Prayers will be said Sunday at 5:30 p.m..

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Passionist Nuns, 8564 Crisp Road, Owensboro, KY 42301 or to VFW 696 – Wounded Warriors Project, 311 W Veterans Blvd., Owensboro, KY 42303

In Other News...

Muhlenberg County School Board Meeting

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — There will be a special called meeting of the Muhlenberg County Board of Education… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 24, 2014 3800

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 2707

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 25, 2014 2109

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1716

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1385

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 24, 2014 2707

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 25, 2014 2109

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1385

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans
July 24, 2014 1058

Hopkins County Fair Provides Family Fun

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 27, 2014 860

Hopkins County Fair Concludes

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 24, 2014 1302

US 231 Ohio River 'William Natcher'…

in News by Keith Todd
July 24, 2014 991

Maintenance Scheduled at Fisher Park and…

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 24, 2014 847

Portion of Spring Bank Drive Closed…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 24, 2014 275

Owensboro Southern 11-Year-Olds Finish…

in Top Stories by Steve LeMaster
July 28, 2014 151

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 24, 2014 3800

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1716

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1267

Marching Mustangs Band Camp Underway

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1137

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 988

Business Spotlight - Blue Moon Car Wash

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03