Cleo W. Jones, 89, of Shoals, passed away Tuesday at 5:51 a.m. at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. Born May 18, 1922 in Martin County, he was the son of Elvis and Elizabeth (Neukam) Jones. A 1941 graduate of Shoals High School, he was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church at Dubois Crossroads, and a lifelong farmer in Martin County. He is survived by his wife Gladys K. (Bauernfiend) Jones, whom he married September 24, 1953, in Dubois County; one daughter Kathy Thewes of Huntingburg; one son Elvis "Bob" Jones of Dubois; one graddaughter Meagan Chase of Ferdinand; one grandson Ryan Thewes of Nashville, TN; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers; Orville, Wilmer, Clarence, Walter, Carl and Roger in infancy; and two sisters Esther Parrotte and Eva Cowles.
Gladys K. (Bauernfiend) Jones, 89, of Shoals, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 11, 2012 at 10:10 a.m. at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born on June 29, 1922 to George and Margaret (Hemmerlein) Bauernfiend. She married Cleo Jones on September 24, 1953 at Dubois, Indiana and he preceded her in death on May 24, 2011. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Gladys was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church Dubois Crossroads. She is survived by one son Elvis "Bob" Jones of Shoals One daughter Kathy Jo and Gene Thewes of Huntingburg One granddaughter Meagan and Kyle Chase of Ferdinand One grandson Ryan and Shay Thewes of Nashville, TN Two great-grandchildren Kylie and Trey Thewes. One sister Elsie Webber of Jasper Several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Cleo, sisters Evelyn Cooper, Arnetta Wininger and Josephine Harder, three brothers, Elvis, Leo and Norman Bauernfiend. Visitation is Saturday, January 14, 2012 from 4-8:00 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church Dubois Crossroads with Pastor Mary Posting officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Preferred memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church Dubois Crossroads.