Norma Jane Jones

Norma Jane Jones, 90, of Reynolds, passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018, in IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette surrounded by her family.  She was born in Atherton on December 13, 1927 to Ernest August Mattick  and  Alice Ann Naisbett Mattick.  She married Benjamin Jones, Jr October 24, 1947  and he preceded her in death March 2, 2007.

Survivors include son David (Ernestine) Jones of Montezuma and daughters Sharon Hawkins of Bradenton, FL, Shirley (Jim) Bedino of Las Vegas, NV and Sandra (Scott) Vana of Reynolds, with whom she resided.   Also surviving are sisters Marjorie Straw of Clinton and Phyllis Maden of Lyford,  grandchildren Marty, Mike, Mark, Marta, Kari, Keith, Brian, Adrian, Tyler, Jennifer, Samantha and Sara, twenty-three great grandchildren, twelve great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Elizabeth McIntosh, Ruby Taylor and brothers Ernest, Charles, Joseph and Phillip Mattick.

She was a housewife and sold Avon products for over 50 years.  Norma was also an avid bowler and was a very talented musician who played the piano, organ, piccolo and violin well.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and working crossword and other puzzles and watching game shows on TV.

Her memorial service of a life well-lived will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Frist  Funeral Home in Clinton, with visitation beginning at 12:00 Noon.  Interment will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Clinton on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM.   The procession to the cemetery will form at the funeral home at 10:30 AM.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association (, or the Alzheimer’s Association ( or the charity of your choice.  Online condolences may be made at