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Jessie Jeanette “Jay” Jones, 87, of Bloomington, passed away at IU Health-Bloomington Hospice House on Friday, April 24, 2015. She was born in Monroe County, Indiana on November 30, 1927. Jay was the daughter of the late Jesse A. Jones and Fanny V. (May) Jones.
She retired from US Shoe in Osgood in 1989 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Simpson Chapel. Jay was a friendly and good-hearted person, doing whatever she could to help her family, friends, and people in the community. She was a good mother figure treating her nieces and nephews like her own children. Jay enjoyed her pets and liked to travel.
Jay is survived by her sisters, Imogene King and Donna Cowan both of Bloomington and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Winchell “Bud” Jones; sisters, Eva Prather, Betty Craig, and Peggy Baugh.
Funeral services will be held at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville on Wednesday, April 29 at 11 a.m. Burial is to follow at Simpson Chapel Cemetery. Visit chandlerfh.com to visit Jay’s tribute page and share condolences, memories and more with her family.