Irene “Anita” (Vernie) Jones, 89, of Clarksville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017. She retired from Bruce Fox in New Albany. Anita enjoyed music and possessed a sweet tooth. She was always the happiest when she was helping others.
She was born on October 25, 1927 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana to the late Clarence and Cleo (Lambert) Jones. Anita was also preceded in death by her sisters, Marie Brown and Martha Eicher.
Anita is survived by her husband of 45 years, David Jones; sons, Harold “Wayne” Longest (Karla), Maurice Longest (Donna); sisters, Jeanette Voyles, Clarice Conrad (Thurman); 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). Her Funeral Service will take place at 10 AM on Wednesday in the chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Anita’s memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans (PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250).
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