Obituary: Dixie Joy Jones

October 3, 1948 – January 6, 2020

Dixie Joy Jones, 71, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born October 3, 1948, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Charles R. and Tava K. (Bruner) Elkins.  She married Daniel Dale Jones on July 18, 1969.

Dixie was a high school teacher for 35 years at Covenant Christian School and each student was special to her.  Dixie was a minister’s wife, loved her family, and was a member of Grace Tabernacle Apostolic Church.

Survivors include her husband, Daniel Jones of Bedford; children, Nicholas Rey Jones of Bloomington, Angela Ellyn Jones of Bedford, Katrina Danielle Jones of Indianapolis; siblings, Dexter Jed (Sue) Elkins of Bloomington, Douglas Jerome (Nanette) Elkins of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Duffe Jose (Krista) Elkins of Bloomington

Her parents preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 11, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Robert Akers officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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