top banner

Obituary Listings

Eloise Jones

September 8, 1920 January 22, 2023
Eloise Jones
There are condolences waiting approval on Eloise's Tribute wall
Obituary for Eloise Jones


Eloise Jones, 102, was welcomed into Jesus’s arms, on Sunday January 22, 2023 at her residence in Vincennes, Indiana. Eloise was born September 8, 1920 in Beech Grove, KY, the oldest daughter of Lloyd and Agnes Fireline Corum. She was a graduate of Beech Grove KY H.S. She married Luther W. Jones, on December 24, 1937, and they made their life together for 74 years until his death on May 14, 2011. They had 5 children, a son and 4 daughters. Eloise embraced life to the fullest, always smiling, always ready to lend a helping hand. She was a charter member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church, helping to start and build the present church alongside her husband Luther. She worked many years as a waitress in various restaurants in Vincennes. She was formerly a member of ABWA. She was an avid quilter, and made 200+ quilts for family and friends, including making 6 quilts, 5 of which were for her children and were called Postage Stamp Quilts. The quilts consisted of 16,000 quilt squares that were each the size of a postage stamp. She was an excellent cook and had a special recipe for “Grandmother Corn” that she passed along to her family. Eloise was known as an avid prankster! She wrote a book at aged 100, that was published, entitled, “The Depression Days, I Know, I lived it” and had recently finished a second book, currently untitled. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and great-great-great grandmother.


Eloise is survived by her daughters, Jane Ivers of Greencastle, IN, Sue Weiler of Vincennes, IN, Janet (Gene) Finke of Shawnee, KS and Monica Boyles of Oak Brook, IL. She is also survived by her 13 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, 56 great-great grandchildren, including one great-great granddaughter born on Eloise’s 100th birthday, and 2 great-great-great grandchildren.


Eloise was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Wilson Jones, her parents, Lloyd and Agnes Corum, her son, David Jones, son’s in law, Jack Ivers, Charles Weiler, and Rex Boyles, a grandson, Matt Weiler, grandson’s in law, Joe Branson and Curt Lee, her brother, John L. Corum and sister, Joyce Dorothy.


Funeral services will be celebrated Friday January 27, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Pastor Shannon Ivers and Pastor Walker Hatton officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Luther in Memorial Park Cemetery, in Vincennes, Indiana. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the time of service at Ridgecrest Baptist Church. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Ridgecrest Baptist Church. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist Eloise’s family during their time of loss.


Read More

To send flowers or plant a tree in memory of Eloise Jones, visit the Tribute Store.

Upcoming Events

Visitation

Friday

27

Jan

11:00 AM 1/27/2023 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 1/27/2023 2:00:00 PM
Ridgecrest Baptist Church

1820 McKinley Ave
Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Ridgecrest Baptist Church
1820 McKinley Ave Vincennes 47591 Indiana
United States

Funeral

Friday

27

Jan

2:00 PM 1/27/2023 2:00:00 PM
Ridgecrest Baptist Church

1820 McKinley Ave
Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Ridgecrest Baptist Church
1820 McKinley Ave Vincennes 47591 Indiana
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

Willow Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Willow Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Ridgecrest Baptist Church

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Eloise Jones

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Eloise

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Eloise Jones.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...