EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Marlene Jones, 85, of Evansville, Indiana, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.
She was born Oct. 25, 1932 in Mount Carmel, daughter of Gilbert and Florence (Hilgemann) Trusty. She married Richard Lee Jones Sept. 27, 1952 in Wabash County. He preceded her in death in 2011 after nearly 59 years of marriage.
Surviving are her daughter, Donna Jean (Robert) Houchin of Newburgh; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Shakleford; several nieces and nephews and friend Jackie Houchin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and 12 siblings.
Funeral service is at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the chapel of Keepes Funeral Home, Pastor Tony Hodgson officiating. Burial follows at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Visitation is from 11a.m. to 1p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Keepes Funeral Home to offset funeral expenses.