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John A. Jones

John A. Jones John A. Jones

John Alvin Jones, 78, Palmyra, Ind., went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. He was surrounded by his loving family.

John was born in Barbourville, Ky., on Aug. 29, 1942, to Beve and Hattie Bailey Jones. He married Phyllis Marie Evaline Jones on Nov. 20, 1960.

John worked as a machinist for the Sonoco Co. and later was a delivery driver for Jones Machine and Tool. He enjoyed hard work, reading the Bible and helping others.

John is preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his daughter, Rose McCarty (Dan); son, Danny Jones (Lisa); six grandchildren, Jeffrey McCarty, Eric McCarty (Sam), Cassie Gustin (Josh), Jessica Ward (Jimmy), Will Jones (Kaleigh) and Lincoln Jones (Dallas); 15 great-grandchildren; three sisters; and two brothers.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Love Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in John’s name to Hosparus Health at 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205.