Mary Lou Jones
April 23, 1934 – October 6, 2019
Mary Lou (Harris) Jones, 85, of Fort Wayne, died on Sunday October 6, 2019 at Ashton Creek surrounded by her loving family. Born in Coudersport, PA In 1934. Her family moved to St. Petersburg , FL in 1944. She received her RN Degree in 1955, from Mound Park School of Nursing. While doing her pediatric affiliation in Birmingham, Al, she met the love of her life, Robert Jones. They married on August 13, 1955 and moved to Birmingham where they resided until Robert’s work took them to Marion, IN. Nine years later they were permanently transferred to Ft. Wayne, IN. Mary Lou continued her dedication as a RN in various capacities for 38 years. Her last 13 of service was with the Fort Wayne Chapter of the American Red Cross, where she retired in 1993.She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. After retirement, she and her husband spent their winters in South Pasadena, FL., where they enjoyed many cruises and volunteering for Ronald McDonald House. She loved her family and nurtured three generations of children; 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Robert, daughters, Bonnie L. Jones of Decatur, IN, Robyn (Bob) Hall, of Granger, IN, 6 grandchildren, Melissa (Brett) Cosich of Frankfort, IL, Mandalynn (Mike) Tardi of South Bend, IN, Robert (Holly) Hall of Warsaw, IN, Tyler (Kobie) Stoppenhagen of Decatur, IN, Drew Stoppenhagen of Decatur, IN, and Lyndsey (Kyle) Caird of Bloomington, IN, and 15 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. William B. Harris and Dolores Roux, 3 brothers, Raymond Roux, Capt. Bill Harris and George Roux III, Step father, George Roux Sr. Celebration of Life at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Rd. Ft. Wayne, IN 46804 Monday October 14 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation Sunday October 13, 2019 from 2-6 at DO McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Chapel 8325 Covington Rd. Ft. Wayne, IN 46804. Memorials to Aldersgate United Methodist Church or St Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital. Please visit www.mccombandsons.com to sign the online guest book.
- Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019
- Celebration of Life Monday, October 14, 2019
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