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John W. Jones

March 14, 1948 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

John Jones Obituary

John W. Jones, 75, of Mt. Vernon, passed away on November 27, 2023, at 6:16 AM at Deaconess Midtown Evansville. He was born March 14, 1948, in Evansville, IN to the late Thurston E. Jones and Wilma Harp Jones.

John married his high school sweetheart, Jerry A. Jones (Williams) on January 19, 1968. They celebrated their 55th anniversary this year. He retired from GE after 40 years of service driving trucks over the road. He then worked another 9 years for LabCorp as a courier. John was an avid gunsmith, running his own business, John’s Gun Shop, for 35 years before retiring. He was also a proud member of Moose Lodge #497 for 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thurston and Wilma Jones, and his brother, Steve Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Jerry Jones; his daughter, Traci Jones; his granddaughter, Heather Nunning (Korey); his grandson, Cameron Reine; and his great-granddaughter, Aubrey Nunning, and his great-grandchildren whom he had adopted, Connor and Ava Reine; his siblings Jean Williams (Bill); Ron Jones (Sherrie); Danny Jones; and sister-in-law, Dixie Jones.

Family and Friends may visit with the family from 2 pm to 6 pm on Friday, December 1, 2023, at Denning Funeral Home, 1330 E 4th St., Mt. Vernon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the great-grandchildren's education fund. Online condolences may be left at

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December 1, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Denning Family Funeral Home
1330 E. 4th St.
Mount Vernon, IN 47620


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