Phyllis Ann Ayers – Bloomington
Phyllis Ann Ayers, 71, of Bloomington went to be with the Lord on Monday January 5, 2015 at her residence.
She was born on June 14, 1943 in Bedford. She was preceded in death by her parents, Atmer Ulysses Harper and Maudelene Clendeon, three brothers, Bill Harper, Sonny Harper and Howard Carter, one sister, Helen Hanes. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Bloomington.
She is survived by one daughter, Vera Maudelene Groh of Ellettsville and three grandchildren, Cassie, Steve “Bub”, and Courtney Rose. One sister, Evelyn Lanning of New Albany, several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be on Friday January 9, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 3501 N. Prow Rd., Bloomington, Pastor Brian Stewart officiating. Family visitation from 11 a.m. until Noon,and open visitation on Friday January 9, 2015 from Noon until service time at Calvary Baptist Church. Final resting place will be Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is entrusted with arrangements
Helen F. Jones – Shoals
Helen F. Jones, 96, of Shoals, passed away on January 6, 2015 at 11:12 a.m. at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
She was born on March 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois to Joe and Josephine (Moske) Martin. She married Austin Jones in 1945 in Quincy, Illinois and he preceded her in death in 1980. Helen was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, canning and frying fish. She was a dedicated member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in French Lick.
She is survived by one son, James A. Jones and wife Stephanie, of Shoals’ grandchildren Jamie Leidgen, of Jasper, Jason L. Jones, of Shoals, James Jones Jr., of Jasper, Jennifer Gibson, of Jasper, Courtney Neideffer, of Shoals, Jennifer Baxter, of Lafayette; six great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; one brother, John Martin, of Springfield, Ill.; one sister, Caroline Thomas, of Springfield, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister Marie Martin.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Queen Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.