Amy JoAnn Hopkins Jones, 57, of Kirklin, Indiana, passed away on November 2, 2023 in her home. She was born on December 16, 1965 in Columbus, Indiana to Theodore “Ted” and Susan (Turner) Hopkins.
Amy was raised in Edinburgh, Indiana attending St. Peter’s Lutheran School in Columbus and was a 1984 graduate of Columbus North High School, where she graduated with honors. Furthering her education, Amy graduated from Indiana University in 1991 with a B.S. in General Sciences and Landscape Management and later received an MBA from the University of Phoenix, AZ in 2014.
Amy loved music and art and was very talented with plants and landscaping, of which she had her own landscaping and ornamental grass business for several years. She loved singing, later performing as a Debuteen in high school, and also played violin and piano. She also participated in many pageants and was loved by many people in her community.
Amy married Kenneth Jones of LaPorte, Indiana on August 12, 1989 and they resided in Kirklin for the bulk of their marriage. On July 25, 2002, they were blessed with their daughter Susan L. Jones, their only child.
She will be missed by her family and by many others who knew her well.
Visitation and Services
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 6 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2023 at Arborwood by Shoup’s, 100 N. Park Drive, Frankfort. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center and Clinton County Crematory, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort are honored to assist the Jones family.
Amy is survived by her husband of 34 years: Kenneth Jones, daughter: Susan L. Jones, parents Theodore and Susan Hopkins of Edinburgh, brothers: David A. Hopkins of Edinburgh and Brian M. (Jeanne Anne) Hopkins of Columbus; mother-in-law: Betty Jones of LaPorte; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father-in-law: Ralph Jones.