Maurice Jones, age 65, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Homeview Health & Rehabilitation Center in Franklin. He was a resident of Morgantown.
Maurice was born July 30, 1953, in Salem, to the late Bev and Hattie Mae (Bailey) Jones. He was a 1971 graduate of West Washington High School in Cambellsburg. Maurice retired this past February from Amtrak in Beech Grove after 11 years of service. He was also the owner and operator of M&C Trucking for 12 years.
Maurice loved life, family and friends. He always had a smile and words of encouragement for anyone who was feeling low. Maurice was a wonderful husband, friend, father and papaw. He loved going to church, working on cars and keeping everything in order. He was caring, even at death, to make sure everything was done at home. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Maurice will be missed by his wife of 22 years, Connie S. (Hoskins) Jones whom he married on June 1, 1996 in Trafalgar, sons: Craig Maurice Jones and Maurice Jones Jr. both of Salem and Randy LaVere of Morgantown, grandchildren; Elijah Morgan LaVere, Willow Naomi LaVere both of Morgantown; Hattie Mai Jones of Salem and Tyler Duane Jones & Joseph Ryan Jones; great grandchild Magnolia Grace Jones, siblings: Hazel, Faith, Eunice, Johnny, Coy and Harold.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Roy, J.R. Jones, and son: Morgan Joseph LaVere
The Revs. Randy LaVere and Jim Hoskins will conduct a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at Faith Full Gospel Church: 6881 North State Road 135 in Brown County. Friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Meredith-Clark Funeral Home: 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670
Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meredith - Clark Funeral Home
Address:179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 11:30 pm
Faith Full Gospel Church
Address:6881 N. St. Rd. 135, Brown County, ,