JEFFREY CARL JONES of LaPorte, 68, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. His wife, the Rev. Dorothy M. Jones, serves as pastor of the Rolling Prairie UMC. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. CDT, Friday, Aug. 12, at Cutler Funeral Home, 2900 Monroe Street in La Porte, Ind. (www.cutlerfuneral.com). A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. CDT, Saturday Aug. 13, at Door Village UMC, 3502 West Joliet Road in LaPorte, Ind., with visitation an hour before the service. Survivors include: his wife, Dorothy Jones; his daughter, Jennifer (Eric John) Culp of Mishawaka, Ind.; and granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Culp. The family has requested no flowers. Memorial contributions can be made to your favorite charity or the New Day Foundation, P.O. Box 13, LaPorte, IN 46352. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Dorothy M. Jones, Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church, 3444 E. US Highway 20, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371. He transferred to the Indiana Conference in 1988 from the South Alabama West Florida Conference and served churches at Macy, Star City and Door Village. He retired in 2010.