Laura A. Jones
Laura Ann Winkelmann Jones, 34, of Uvalde, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Dec. 1, 1982, in Brenham to Darrell and Jo Ann Winkelmann. Laura was baptized Feb. 6, 1983, by Pastor Herb Palmer at Christ Lutheran Church of Brenham and was also confirmed there.
Laura was a 2001 graduate of Brenham High School, where she was an active member of Washington County 4-H throughout her life. She went on to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University. On Aug. 28, 2010, she was united in marriage to Ryon Jones at Christ Lutheran Church in Brenham.
Laura was a very loving and devoted mother to her two children Ely and Sadie. She had an immense dedication to her job and students at Knippa ISD and gave wholeheartedly to her family, friends and students.
Laura was preceded in death by her mother, Jo Ann Winkelmann; grandparents, William Michaelis, Sidonia Michaelis, Fred A. Winkelmann and Lydia Winkelmann; and uncle, William Micheal Allen.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ryon Jones and two beautiful children, Ely Garrett Jones and Sadie Ann Jones; father, Darrell Winkelmann of Brenham; siblings and spouses, Sara and Beth Winkelmann of Brenham, and John and Geneva Winkelmann of Brenham.
Visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow, June 26th at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Groves officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Winkelmann, Zach Wagner, Jared Pfeil, Alan Carroll, Zach Gugliotti and Wade Hughes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Winkelmann, Uvalde Shotgun CrossFit and employees of Knippa ISD.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to The Ely and Sadie Jones Educational Fund at Hondo National Bank, located at 727 E. Main St. in Uvalde, or to Knippa ISD, 830- 934-2176.
A memorial service will be held in Knippa, with the date to be announced later.
Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979-836-3611.
Tributes may be shared at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.
The preceding is a paid obituary.