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Karen Sue (Rice) Jones

October 12, 1942 ~ October 20, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Karen Jones Obituary

Karen Sue (Rice) Jones, 80 of Celina, TN. formerly of Sheridan, joined her late husband Gene on Thursday, October 20, 2022. She was born on October 12, 1942, to the late Bill and Viola (Showalter) Rice in Noblesville, Indiana. Karen enjoyed talking and meeting new people; she worked has a cashier at Walmart. When her husband Gene retired, they decided to move on the river in Celina, TN. Where the two them would look forward to fishing together.  

Karen was quite the bowler, her daughter Gayla and her bowled in leagues. she looked forward to their bowling nights. Karen loved playing softball and she continued to play in adult leagues for many years and there wasn’t a position she hadn’t played.  

   She enjoyed the outdoors and she and Gene would look forward to camping with their family and friends, and she also loved to cook, and her family would look forward to the meals she would prepare. When Karen was home, she could be found watching westerns and game shows. 

The most important thing to Karen was her family especially her grandchildren whom she loved very much and would look forward to seeing them. She leaves behind her children Gayla (Terry) Hart and Bryan (Erin) Jones. She was a loving grandma to Joshua, Taylor, Jacob, Craig (Cortney), Brooke, Laura, Danielle and Dawn. Karen was a proud great grandmother to 18 and a great-great grandmother to 1. She was a devoted sister to David Jones. Preceding Karen in death is her husband William “Gene” Jones in 2022, her daughter Rebecca L. Jones in 2022, her two sons Michael Jones in 1989 and Rick Jones in 2016 and her two beloved grandsons Matthew Jacob and Casey, she is also preceded in death by her three brothers Stephan Rice, Earl Jones, and George Jones along with her sister Judy Brown. 

Karen’s funeral services will be held on Friday October 28, 2022, at 1:00 pm at Fisher Family Funeral Services located at 508 E. 6th St. in Sheridan, where family and friends are invited to gather from 11:00 am till time of services. Burial will follow at Crown View Cemetery; Karen’s nephew Bill Floyd will be officiating her services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society . Everyone is invited to sign the online guestbook, leave a condolence, or share a memory at For those who will not be able to attend Karen’s services can go on Fisher Family Funeral Services Facebook Page where it will be broadcast live. 

Fisher Family Funeral Services have been entrusted with the care of the Jones Family. 



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October 28, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fisher Family Funeral Services (Sheridan)

Funeral Service
October 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Fisher Family Funeral Services (St. Sheridan Indiana)


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