Mary Lou (Harris) Jones

  • Died: October 6, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mary Lou (Harris)Jones, 85, of Fort Wayne, died on Sunday October 6, 2019 at Ashton Creek surrounded by her loving family. Born in Coudersport, PA In 1934. Her family moved to St. Petersburg , FL in 1944. She received her RN Degree in 1955, from Mound Park School of Nursing. While doing her pediatric affiliation in Birmingham, Al, she met the love of her life, Robert Jones. They married on August 13, 1955 and moved to Birmingham where they resided until Robert's work took them to Marion, IN. Nine years later they were permanently transferred to Ft. Wayne, IN. Mary Lou continued her dedication as a RN in various capacities for 38 years. Her last 13 of service was with the Fort Wayne Chapter of the American Red Cross, where she retired in 1993.She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. After retirement, she and her husband spent their winters in South Pasadena, FL., where they enjoyed many cruises and volunteering for Ronald McDonald House. She loved her family and nurtured three generations of children; 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Robert, daughters, Bonnie L. Jones of Decatur, IN, Robyn (Bob) Hall, of Granger, IN, 6 grandchildren, Melissa (Brett) Cosich of Frankfort, IL, Mandalynn (Mike) Tardi of South Bend, IN, Robert (Holly) Hall of Warsaw, IN, Tyler (Kobie) Stoppenhagen of Decatur, IN, Drew Stoppenhagen of Decatur, IN, and Lyndsey (Kyle) Caird of Bloomington, IN, and 15 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. William B. Harris and Dolores Roux, 3 brothers, Raymond Roux, Capt. Bill Harris and George Roux III, Step father, George Roux Sr. Celebration of Life at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Rd. Ft. Wayne, IN 46804 Monday October 14 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation Sunday October 13, 2019 from 2-6 at DO McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Chapel 8325 Covington Rd. Ft. Wayne, IN 46804. Memorials to Aldersgate United Methodist Church or St Jude's Childrens Research Hospital. Please visit www.mccombandsons.com to sign the online guest book.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Mary Lou was a lovely little woman. She was always finding the bright side of life.
We will miss our dear friend.
Dave & Judy Gillette

Posted by Dave & Judy Gillette - Fort Wayne, IN - Family Friend   October 13, 2019

We are truly sorry for your loss. Mary Lou will be missed and she will never be forgotten. We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Posted by Carol Stiner - South Pasadena, FL   October 11, 2019

We are truly sorry for your loss. Mary Lou will be missed and she will never be forgotten. We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Posted by Carol Stiner - South Pasadena, FL   October 11, 2019

My deepest sympathies to not only to a childhood friend and great mentor, but a life long friend. God bless you and all the family.

Posted by Mike Goodman - Kerens, TX   October 10, 2019

Bob I was so sorry to learn about Mary Lou passing. I have such fond memories of our working together at Red Cross. Remember she was my work Mom! Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Kathy Jones - Syracuse, IN - Friend   October 10, 2019

My wonderful Florida neighbor and friend. So loved by all.
Sincerest condolences to Bob and family.
Patricia Frizelle

Posted by Patricia Frizelle - Amherst, NY - Friend   October 10, 2019


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