Floyd Bruce Jones
Former Winslow Resident
March 04, 2011
Winslow, IN–Floyd “Bruce” Jones, 84, of Winslow went to be with his Lord Friday, March 4, 2011, at the Deacones Hospital, in Evansville. Bruce was born September 19, 1926, at home in Hazelton, Indiana to Rev. Isaac Newton and Mary Elizabeth (Meade) Jones. He graduated from Bruceville High School in Bruceville, in 1945.
He was a leading scorer in basketball in Knox County and was also the team captain. He married Patty Ann Heuring, November 3, 1945, at the Winslow Methodist Church by the groom’s father. Bruce was an IU basketball and St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan. He was a big support of Winslow High School basketball.
He attended the Christian Church in Winslow. Bruce was retired from the Old Ben Coal Co. as a traffic manager.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Patty Jones, of Winslow; two daughters, Judith Ann (John) Marks, of Evansville,Martha Jane (Jay) Ingrams, of Bedford,Ky, 6 grandsons, 2 great-granddaughters, 2 great grandsons.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Winslow Christian Church with Dr. Robert Asa. Visitation will be at the Curtis Funeral Home in Winslow, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 from 3 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Winslow, IN. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Winslow Christian Church.