Curtis Edward Jones Picture

Curtis Edward Jones, 94, passed away on Tuesday morning, March 31, 2020 at Elmcroft of Muncie in Muncie, Indiana.

He was born on February 26, 1926 in Coffee Springs, Alabama, the son of Grady and Irene (Seymour) Jones.

Curtis served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII under General Patton, serving in France, Austria, Germany and Czechoslovakia. On Dec. 19, 1944 in Chattahoochee, Florida, he married Sarah F. Newberry.

He worked at Muncie Chevrolet for 27 years until his retirement in 1991. He attended Harris Chapel Church and was an avid bowler and member of several leagues.

Surviving are one son, Edward Earl Jones (wife, Linda) of Albany, Indiana; one daughter, Frances E. Jones Daniels of Franklin; four grandchildren, Jessica L. Jones of Altadena, California, Brian E. Jones of Zurich, Switzerland, James R. Daniels (wife, Whitney) of Bowling Green and Amanda C. Epperson (husband, Sam) of Scottsville; eleven great-grandchildren; and companion, Mary Hensley of Muncie, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 38 years, Sarah F. Jones on July 7, 1983; one granddaughter, Sarita E. Daniels and one sister, Mary Sue Shiver.

Private services and burial will take place in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, north of Muncie.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Calvary Baptist Church — Building Fund in memory of Curtis, 101 Church Street, Franklin, Kentucky 42134.

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Muncie, Indiana is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at