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Delmer Wayne Jones

July 7, 1947 — April 9, 2024


Mr. Delmer Wayne Jones, age 76, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away, Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.


Mr. Jones was born on July 7, 1947, in Marshall County, Kentucky to the late Willard Jones and Dora Travis Jones. He worked as an automotive body man and was a groundskeeper at Kenlake State Park. In addition, he was a member of the New Jenny Ridge Pentecostal Church where he took care of the grounds and served as a trustee and deacon since 1980.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bert Jones and Alton Jones; as well as two sisters, Izetta Eldridge and Anna Laverne.


Survivors include his wife, Shirley Brown Jones; they married on December 19, 1967, in Murray, Kentucky; two daughters, Shawn Hudspeth and husband Loyd of Golo, Kentucky and Shelly Jones and fiancé Daniel Horton of Murray, Kentucky; three sisters, Brenda Joyce and husband Achey of Mesquite, Texas, Loretta McDermott of Benton, Kentucky, and Cathy Steward and husband Jocy of Benton, Kentucky; one brother, Ned Jones of Hazel, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Chad Herrington and wife Cheyenne of Murray, Kentucky, Layne Spiker and wife Ashley of Benton, Kentucky, Emily Stout of Murray, Kentucky, and Madisyn Spiker of Murray, Kentucky; as well as six great-grandchildren, Bentley T. Spiker and Kaci Spiker both of Benton, Kentucky, Levi Herrington and Paisley Herrington both of Murray, Kentucky, and Brantley Winchester and Levi Moss both of Benton, Kentucky.


A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at the New Jenny Ridge Pentecostal Church Cemetery with Rev. Robert Brown and Rev. Anna Pinnegar officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2024, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 


Expressions of sympathy can be made to the New Jenny Ridge Pentecostal Church Cemetery Fund, 177 Hico Road, Murray, Kentucky 42071.


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Service Schedule

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Monday, April 15, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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New Jenny Ridge Cemetery


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