Obituary: Mickey Jones

Mickey Jones, 84, died, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Sunshine Home in Buhler.

She was born June 9, 1932, in Protection to Earl and Cleo (Goos) Daugherty. She was a graduate of Hutchinson High School. On March 31, 1951, she married Frank S. Jones in Hutchinson, and he preceded her in death on April 29, 2013.

Mickey was co-owner alongside her husband of the former Maxwell’s Flowers shop in Newton. They served the Newton community for many years with their flower arrangements and gifts. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Newton. Mickey enjoyed sewing, quilting and sharing her creations with her family and friends. She also participated in the Harvey County Relay For Life for many years. One of Mickey’s favorite times was spent with family and friends. She looked forward to her coffee time at Druber’s Donuts and meeting up with friends at the Newton VFW and American Legion steak and hamburger night. She enjoyed keeping up with her children and grandchildren and following their activities. Mickey developed a soft spot in her heart for her “granddog” Kramer, and he returned her affections.

She is survived by her sons, Rick and his wife Terri Jones, and Rod and his wife Laurie Jones, all of Hutchinson; eight loving grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Mickey was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Dean Nehring and infant brother Earl Daugherty Jr.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at First Christian Church in Newton with Pastor Gary Bell presiding. Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton with the family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

Memorials are suggested to Harvey County Relay For Life in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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