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Alma L Jones

Alma Jones Obituary

Alma L. Jones, 92, of Princeton (Lyles Station), went home to be with Jesus, Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at home, with her family by her side. She was born October 3, 1931, and raised in Lyles Station to the late Clarence E. Hardiman and Nina Ruth (Wallace) Hardiman.

Alma lived in Newburgh with her daughter, Carol since the passing of her husband, Delbert in 2011, previously living in Lyles Station. She attended Lyles Station School until it closed and was a 1949 graduate of Lincoln High School in Princeton, where she was the Valedictorian of her class. Because of her efforts in school, she received an Academic Scholarship from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. She worked at Hansen’s Manufacturing for over 20 years and was a member of Wayman Chapel AME Church in Lyles Station. She worked on the farm and enjoyed gardening and sewing. She canned everything she could out of the garden. Alma was a loving mother and was an encouragement to everyone who knew her. She was a devout Christian who shared her love of Jesus to whomever she came in contact with.    

Alma is survived by her children, Carol (Jones) Montague, Brenda (Jones) Hall and husband Dan, Brent Jones and wife Laura; sons-in-law, John Bright and Tim Montague; daughter-in-law, Vickie Jones; grandchildren, Corwin Bright, Gwendolyn Montague (Olivia), Bryan Jones II (Gina), Jared Jones, Justin Jones (Yvette), Tara (Jones) Knapp (Moses), Chloe Jones, Kristin Hardiman, Ashley Hardiman, Erica Hardiman, Breann Hardiman, Kurt Pritchett (Tiffany), Barry Pritchett II, Jordyn (Jones) Langley (Landon), Reghan Jones (Jalin), Naomi Jones and Calli Jones; 28 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence E. and Nina Ruth (Wallace) Hardiman; husband, Delbert Jones in 2011; children, Gwendolyn Jones Bright in 1972, Bryan Jones in 2022 and Sonya Jones Pritchett in 2023; grandson, Raheim Bright; son-in-law, Barry Pritchett; sister, Audrey Hardiman Anderson; and brother, Clarence “Butch” Hardiman.

Visiting hours will be from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM Saturday followed by the funeral service at 2:00 PM, January 13, 2024, at New Life Church of the Nazarene, 712 N. Embree Street in Princeton.  Officiated by Pastor Donnie Truelock with words by Pastor Cynthia Betz.  Burial will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery in Lyles Station.

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January 13, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New Life Church of the Nazarene (Princeton)

Funeral Service
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
New Life Church of the Nazarene (Princeton)


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