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Phyllis Marie Jones, age 84 of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2017 at Courtyard Gardens Assisted Living Facility in Jupiter, Florida. Born July 22, 1933 to James and Bessie Marie (Smith) Minary.

Phyllis graduated with the Class of 52 from Greensburg Community High School where she played volleyball. During high school she worked as a waitress at Chrismans Cafeteria. Phyllis married her high school sweetheart Robert E. Jones on July 6, 1952.

Phyllis and Bob were blessed with 3 children. Sandra (Raymond) Niese, Joni (David) Tarplee, Robert Andrew (Sheri) Jones. Also survived by her grandchildren, Stuart (Cynthia) Niese, Carrie (Joshua) Phillips, Spencer (Jacquessetta) Tarplee, Lacey (Chad) Korywchak, great-grandchildren, Victoria, Lillian, & Joshua Niese, Jaeren Clayton, Peyton, Ryleigh, & Jonas Tarplee, Chloe & Charlee Korywchak, step-brother Donald McCrary, nieces & nephews.

Phyllis enjoyed the many friends she made along lifes way, no matter her location. She was there to give a helping hand and share with others. Phyllis (Phyllie) loved to laugh, play cards, bingo, read, paint & draw. Most of all, she loved those precious moments with family. Phyllis was a dedicated wife, mother, and homemaker. She always had a love for all animals, especially Samuel the dog.

Phyllis Marie Jones was preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Jones, parents James and Bessie Minary, brother James Minary Jr, sisters June Colson, Billy Jean Bayless, and half-sister Cheryl Kay Minary,

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in Greensburg, Indiana at a later date following a burial at sea in Treasure Island, Florida to reunite with her one true love, Robert E Jones.

Memorials may be given to Trustbridge of the Palm Beaches.
The family of Phyllis Marie Jones wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Trustbridge of the Palm Beaches and her favorite nurse Tori.
Published on September 14, 2017
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