Kelly J. Jones of Anderson, Indiana, passed away on March 19, 2021, at Community Hospital in Anderson. She was born on January 7, 1959, to the late Robert and Rachel (Hammack) Wilson in Noblesville, Indiana.
Kelly was a 1977 graduate of Noblesville High School and attended Ball State University. She started working at a young age in her family-owned restaurants: The Forest Park Inn, Wilson’s Cafeteria, and Golden Manor. Kelly also worked for the Noblesville Ledger, Star, and Times newspapers and, most recently, worked for Anderson University.
Kelly is survived by her husband, Dwayne Jones; children, Robert D. (Amy) Jones, Melissa (Justin) Treadway, and Brandon Jones; her brother, Troy Wilson; and two grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Jonathan Jones.
Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.