Drusilla M. 'Druie' Jones

Drusilla M. “Druie” Jones, 79, of Huntington, died June 8, 2018, at 3:15 p.m. at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Jones graduated from Silver Creek High School in 1957.  She worked as a childcare provider for 41 years, and as church secretary.  She was the founder of Shepherd’s Closet at the former Good Shepherd United Brethren Church while she was a member there.  She was currently a member of First Church of the Nazarene.
 
She was born March 6, 1939, in Silver Creek, NE, to Archie and Thelmarie Metzer Hunter. She married Edwin D. Jones in Silver Creek, on May 26, 1957, and he survives.

Also surviving are a son, Allan (Cheryl) Jones, of Waynedale; a daughter, Diane Burcham, of Huntington; a sister, Dora Marie Smith, of Laguna Beach, CA; five grandchildren, Nekoma Burcham, of Greenwood; Leah Wansley, of Sylacauga, AL; Crystal (Tim) Kohler, of Huntington; Chad (McKenzie) Jones, of Fort Wayne; and Rachel Jones of Waynedale; and seven great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, June 15, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., preceding the funeral at 1 p.m.  Rev. Bobby Kemp of Huntington First Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Inurnment will be in Gardens of Memory at a later date.

Memorials are to Huntington First Church of the Nazarene, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home.
 
Online condolences made be made at www.dealricefuneralhomes.com.