Norman was a car and truck lover, all with a General Motors logo. He loved his Corvettes and his little green truck. He retired after 33 years from General Motors at the Indianapolis Stamping Plant and was a member of the UAW Local 23.
He was preceded in death by a son, Norman Eugene “Gene” Jones, and his parents.
Joe is survived by his wife, Carleene (Wynkoop) Jones; children and their spouses: Tony and Nancy Trips; Kelly and Trevor McDonald; grandchildren: Taylor Jones, Nicole Avedon, Nathan McDonald, Joey Trips, Connie Trips, Gabe Trips; sister: Joyce Jones; brother: Stanley Jones, nieces: Terri Mann, Robbin Carter; nephew: Greg Jones; and a host of other family and friends.
A graveside ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Round Hill Cemetery. A gathering will follow at O’Reilly’s Irish Bar.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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CARROLL G. BAKER, 82, widower of Carolyn Baker; daughters, Jill Baker, Jan Baker Emberton; five grandchildren; one grandchild.
MICHAEL RAY “HANDSOME MIKE” BAYS SR., 64, wife, Kathy; children, Laura and Michael Bays Jr.; brother, Dale Junior Bays; four grandchildren.
RUBY BILBREY, 88, widow of James Bilbrey; daughters, Donna Covington, Sherry Turk, Marsha Bankston; sister, Imogene Wright; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
PATRICIA ANN BOLTON, 80, husband, James Elvis Bolton, children; Phyllis L., James W. and Guy E. Bolton; siblings, Claudine Manering, Vicki Adams, Jacqueline White; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
BETTY JANE CLEVELAND, 81, widow of John Cleveland; children, James and Danny Cleveland, Cheryl Hopkins, Melodie Crook; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
BARBARA JEWELL COOLEY, 80, husband, James; children, Debra Corder, Diane Beck, James D. Cooley; sister, Carolyn Tolle; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
BEATRICE ANNIE “BEA” COULTER, 100, widow of Ernest Colter; daughter, Patsy Muffler; sister, Nora Byrd; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
KENNETH EDWARD CRICK, 66, daughter, Staci Crick; one grandson.
BARBARA JUNE “BOB” CROWE, 84, widow of Charles Crowe; stepdaughter, Carol Hornaday; brother, Pete Taylor; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.
SHEILA D. CRUMP, 56, husband, Jeffrey E. Crump; son, Joel E. Crump; mother, Glenda D. Hunter; siblings, Claudia Wininger, Terry and Brent Hunter; four grandchildren.
CHERYL ANN FARLEY, 48, husband, James Curtis Farley Jr.; children, Peyton, Aaron, twin daughters Allison and Madison; parents, Carolann and Paul Ottoson; siblings, Paul, Pamela Griffin, Christine Sexton.
SHAUN MICHAEL FIELDS, 32, mother, Diane L. Fields; siblings, Robert Fields, Shannon Blanton.
SUSAN L. FORD, 75, son, Brian Ford; sisters, Paula Coleman, Debbie Reeves; seven grandchildren.
ALICE JEAN GOLEIN CALDERONE FRENCH, 80, widow of Angelo Calderone; children, JoAnna Calderone, Katherine “Kathy” Hicks; siblings, Frances Candela, Sandra “Carol” Nelson, Vickie McGown, James “Jim” Long Jr.; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
VONDA KAY FRENCH, 55, husband, Danny; son, Danny Jr.; siblings, James O. Kingery, Wanda McQueen, Aline Kingery; two granddaughters.
CAROLYN KELSO GIYER, 72, children, Angela Thomas-Giyer, Jeffery Giyer; brother, Timothy D. Kelso; many grandchildren.
WILLIAM J. GOLDMAN, 72, wife, Ellen S. Goldman; sons, Robert J. and Kevin J. Goldman; sister, Marcy Goldman; six grandchildren.
EDWARD LEE GORDON, 89, widower of Janet Gordon; children, Tina Wolbrink, Dale Gordon; brothers, Raymond and George Gordon; one granddaughter.
KEVIN LEE HODGES, 56.
VERNON “JOHN” HUDDLESON IV, 43, son, Ethan Huddleson; parents, Vernon J. Huddleson III and Lynn Huddleson; sister, Stephanie Kindred; grandparents, David and Ruth Hoefner.
PATRICK M. MCSHERRY, 81, wife, Ellen N. McSherry; children, Michael A. and Jeffrey P. McSherry, Pamela M. Sandler; 10 grandchildren.
BRENDA ELLEN MURRAY, 65, husband, Jim; sons, Kyle and Derek Gillam; stepson, CJ; sister, Renee McIlrath; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
MARY ELIZABETH ODENDAHL, 62, husband, Paul J. Odendahl Jr.; children, Madison Odendahl, Grant and Nick McCormick; step-daughter, Olivia McKenna; siblings, Bill Mattingly, Linda Nicely; six grandchildren.
KAMMIE JO OTT, infant, mother, Kristie Ott; siblings, Stevie, Miah, Jeremiah, Steven; grandmothers, Sheila Bridges, Tina Ott; great-grandparents, Sandy and Lynnie Steffen, Larry Ott.
NANCY RONETTA SIMON, 82, children, Ronald and Patrick Simon, Dirinda Asher, Charity Eck; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter.
GORDON R. SMITH, widower of Margaret Amelia Zeiher Smith; children, Margo Hood, Sandy Elliott, Wade Smith; six grandchildren; significant other, Barbara J. Galloway.
WILMA R. WHITE, 78, husband, Harold Lou White; sisters, Barbara Sampson, Tammy Zimmerman; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
ALMA D. WILKINS, 91, widow of Kenneth D. Wilkins; daughter, Donna S. Ordille.
CHARLES HENRY WILLIAMS, 74.