2009-06-03 / Obituaries

J. Paul Jones

J. Paul Jones, 95, formerly of Delphi passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at his home at 3405 Florida St., #210, San Diego, CA 92104.

Born June 30, 1913, in Rhea County, Tenn., he was the son of Franklin and Carrie (Dagley) Jones. On July 31, 1937, he married the former Lena Wallin of Chattanooga, Tenn., and she survives. They resided in Delphi before moving to San Diego in October 2004.

Mr. Jones retired from Erny's Fertilizer of Clymers after working in Delphi for many years at Pearson Farm Management.

He was a member of the Buck Creek Methodist Church.

He loved fishing and gardening.

Surviving with his wife are a daughter, Sandra Harrison (husband: Dave) of San Diego; a son, John R. Jones (wife: Carolyn Dempsey) of Larkspur, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Jessica Harrison and Dr. Jon Harrison, both of San Diego.

Preceding him in death were three sisters and three brothers.

A celebration of his life was held Sunday in San Diego at Coventry Woods, with Father Andrew Rank officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Masonic Cemetery in Delphi.

Memorials may be made to the Buck Creek United Methodist Church, 4915 Ferret, Buck Creek, IN 47924.

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