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Fairis G. (Slim) Jones, Cumberland Co.,KY (1919-2012)

He was a native of Cumberland Co., KY, who lived much of his adult life in Indiana. He was retired from the Fortville Grain Elevator in Fortville, IN. He was a World War II Army veteran

Fairis G. "Slim" Jones, 92, of Greenfield, IN passed away Wednesday May 30, 2012 in Greenfield, IN.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:30amCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Burial will follow in the Burkesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 9:30amCT, Monday June 4, 2012 until service time.

Fairis G. (Slim) Jones, Cumberland Co.,KY (1919-2012)

He was born on Sunday, December 14, 1919 in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of Thomas and Genie Coffee Jones. He died Wednesday May 30, 2012 in Greenfield, Hancock County, IN, at the age of 92 years, 5 months, and 16 days.

Slim retired from the Fortville Grain Elevator where he worked in shipping and receiving. He was also a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Baker Jones; siblings: Lennis Jones, Oris Jones, Marshal Jones, Richard Jones and Edith McIntyre.

He is survived by the following:
  • His daughter: Betty (and Bob) Doddridge of Greenfield, IN

  • His sister: Mary Ruth (and Wilburn) Garrett of Chesterfield, IN

  • His grandson: Jason (and Megan) Doddridge of Japan

  • His granddaughter: Jody (and James) Lukowiak of Westfield, IN

  • His great granddaughters: Carlie Lukowiak and Lucy Doddridge

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • Local Survivors include his sister-in-laws: Lou Edith Jones of Glasgow, KY and Regina Jones of Burkesville, KY
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donors choosing.

Professional service provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

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Fairis G. (Slim) Jones, Cumberland Co., KY (1919-2012)

2012-06-01 - 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.

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