Fairis G. “Slim” Jones, 92, of Greenfield, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Greenfield. He was born on Dec. 14, 1919, in Burkesville, Ky., to the late Thomas and Genie (Coffee) Jones.
Slim retired from the Fortville Grain Elevator where he worked in shipping and receiving. He was also an Army veteran.
Slim is survived by his daughter, Betty (Bob) Doddridge of Greenfield, sister, Mary Ruth (Wilburn) Garrett of Chesterfield, Ind.; grandson, Jason (Megan) Doddridge of Japan; granddaughter, Jody (James) Lukowiak of Westfield, Ind.; great -granddaughter, Carlie Lukowiak and great -granddaughter, Lucy Doddridge; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Baker) Jones; siblings, Lennis Jones, Oris Jones, Marshal Jones, Richard Jones and Edith McIntyre.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Seals Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012, at Norris-New Funeral Home, Burkesville, Ky., with a calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Burkesville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.