Edward Warren “Ed” Jones, 72, Yates Center, died at his home Saturday, May 22, 2010.
Ed was born August 10, 1937 in Emporia, the son of Earl and Helen S. Arnold Jones. He grew up in the Quincy area before moving to Yates Center at an early age. He graduated from Yates Center High School with the Class of 1955.
Ed joined the United States Air Force in January 1956 and was honorably discharged in January 1960.
On Jan. 12, 1963, Ed was united in marriage to Carolyn Sue Clugston.
Ed worked for TWA as a jet engine mechanic before his retirement. He also farmed in the Woodson County area.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of the home; three sons, Art Jones, Kansas City, Mo., David Jones, Yates Center, and Carter Jones, Kansas City, Mo.; and three grandchildren.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 26 at the Campbell Funeral Home in Yates Center. The family will greet friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. this evening at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Friends for Life and sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783.