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Margaret "Peggy" Joan (Oakes) Jones

September 13, 1940 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 80)

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Margaret “Peggy” Joan Jones, age 80, of Indianapolis, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021.  She was born September 13, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Fredrick W. and Rosalind E. (Starr) Oakes.

Peggy was a media specialist with the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township for 15+ years, retiring in 2001.  She was also the Oasis Coordinator for the school district.

She was a longtime member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church, but most recently, had been attending services at Indian Creek Christian Church (The Creek).  She served as one of the head ushers with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/Hilbert Circle Theatre for several years.  Peggy enjoyed bird watching, spending time with her family and friends and the opportunity to go out to eat with them.  She took pleasure working with children, assisting them with their reading.

Peggy is survived by her sons, Scott (Jenny) Jones and Randy (Amy) Jones, both of Indianapolis; granddaughters, Katelyn, Emily, Zoe and Sabrina Jones and great-granddaughter, Brynn Wicks.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton L. Jones, whom she married August 16, 1964 in Indianapolis and he passed away August 29, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made via check only to the MSD Warren Township for the Peggy Jones Memorial Reading Fund.  Please make checks payable and mail to MSD Warren Township, ATTN: Kathy Disney – 975 N Post RD  Indianapolis, IN  46219.  Please note Peggy Jones Memorial Fund on the memo line.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted later.  Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, Indianapolis is entrusted with arrangements.

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