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Frank Jones Jr.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Frank Jones Jr., 82, Brazil, passed away Jan. 12, 2013, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility.

He had been a resident there for a short time.

He was born Feb. 13, 1930, at the family home in Parke County, the oldest child, born to Frank Jones Sr., and Marie Williams Jones.

He served in the United States Army from 1951-53.

As a young man, Frank worked at American Vitrified and then later worked at Stran-Steel until the plant closed.

Frank began doing concrete work in the 1980s as "Jones Concrete," for residential customers across the Wabash Valley.

Following retirement, Frank has enjoyed spending time at the Hardee's "Coffee Group," in the morning, enjoying bluegrass music, following the Indiana Pacers and NASCAR racing.

Frank has been a longtime, faithful member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Herschel Jones and sisters Wynona Wesley and Martha Cox.

Survivors include is wife Barbara Swalls Jones, whom he married Nov. 28, 1958, daughter Connie Robison and husband Danny, Brazil, grandchildren Shawna Moore (Brandon), Travis Robison (Tya), and Sara High (Brenon), great-grandchildren Connor High and Katlyn High, sister Opal Brooks, brothers Wilbur Jones (Barbara), Brazil, Floyd Jones (Brenda), Terre Haute, Glen Jones (Marge), Parke County, Chuck Jones (Staunton), and Leroy Bridgewater (Carla Jean), Oakland City, many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services will take place Wednesday, at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Gary Bechtel officiating.

Burial with military graveside rites will be provided by V.F.W. Post No. 1127, and American Legion Post No. 2, at Clearview Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m., and again Wednesday, prior to services.

Donations may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene.

Light a candle at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.