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Mickey Jones

October 22, 2016

Mickey Jones 84, died, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Sunshine Home in Buhler, Kansas. She was born June 9, 1932 in Protection, Kansas to Earl and Cleo (Goos) Daugherty. She was a graduate of Hutchinson High School. On March 31, 1951 she married Frank S. Jones in Hutchinson, Kansas and he preceded her in death on April 29, 2013.  Mickey was co-owner alongside her husband of the former Maxwell’s Flowers shop in Newton. They served the Newton community for many years with their flower arrangements and gifts. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Newton, Kansas. Mickey enjoyed sewing and quilting and sharing her creations with her family and friends. She also participated in the Harvey County Relay For Life for many years. One of Mickey’s favorite times was spent with family and friends. She looked forward to her coffee time at Drubers Donuts and meeting up with friends at the Newton VFW and American Legion steak and hamburger night. She enjoyed keeping up with her children and grandchildren and following their activities. Mickey developed a soft spot in her heart for her “granddog” Kramer and he returned her affections.


She is survived by her sons: Rick and his wife Terri Jones and Rod and his wife Laurie Jones all of Hutchinson, Kansas. She is also survived by 8 loving grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.


Mickey is preceded in death by her parents and husband; sister Dean Nehring and infant brother Earl Daugherty Jr.


Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 29, 2016 at First Christian Church in Newton with Pastor Gary Bell presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday evening at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Kansas.


Memorials are suggested to Harvey County Relay For Life in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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2 thoughts on “Mickey Jones

  1. Mickey was one of my favorite ladies.I will never forget my wedding day. Mickey was there with my flowers and her beautiful smile. she helped me as I got ready & put a very nervous girl at ease. I will miss her! my sympathy to all of the family. may her beautiful memories remain with you always.

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