Marylou Jones, 78, Ligonier, and formerly of Athens, Mich., passed away on April 23, 2019, at Goshen Hospital. She was born on Aug. 14, 1940, to Maxine Wyer in Burr Oak, Mich.
She spent most of her years in Michigan. She worked for Gruman for 5 years and became their first woman spray painter. Marylou then obtained her GED and went on to attend Glen Oaks Community College. She later went into home care and worked for Javelin. She loved the Lord first, but always liked to crochet and read. Some of her favorite memories were of taking her children to church when they were little.
She is survived by children, Kathryn (Scott) Breyfogle of Ligonier; and Tressa Jones of Ligonier; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gary Lash of Lake City, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her son, Douglas Wine.
A memorial service will be held in Marylou’s honor at 6 p.m., Monday, April 29, at Strong Tower Worship Center, 502 W Diamond Lake Rd, Ligonier, IN 46767. Pastor Joshua Vargas will officiate. Family and friends will be received from 4-6 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made to Strong Tower Worship Center.