Obituary of Melody Jones (1962 – 2021) – Bryan, Texas


Melody Ann Jones

November 27, 1962 – June 6, 2021

Melody Ann Jones, 58, of Bryan, Texas, died Sunday June 6, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan. Mrs. Jones was born on November 27, 1962 in Elkhart, IN to E. Dean and Janice (Miller) Hedman. Melody graduated in 1981 from Brethren Christian School in Osceola, IN and had attended both Indiana State University and Indiana University. In his youth, Melody had worked at Hedman Music and was active in 4-H. She also participated in her church orchestra and participated in an archaeological dig in southern Indiana.

Ms. Jones moved to Bryan, Texas in the early 1980s from Indiana. On May 15, 2011, Melody married Raymond C. Jones Jr .; he predeceased her in death on August 24, 2020. While in Texas, Ms. Jones worked as a secretary at Rest Ever Memorial Park, Callaway Jones Funeral Home, and Gastec, all in the Bryan, TX area. Ms Jones was an honorary member of the VFW and a life member of Elks Lodge.

Survivors include her son, Dylan (Mary) Hubbard of Bremen, IN; daughter, Stephanie Bodish of Bryan; two grandsons, Colton and Austin Hubbard, both of Nappanee, IN; granddaughter, Baylee Bodish-Primus of Bryan; mother, Janice (Robert) Neidigh of Nappanee, IN; sister, Harmony Schmitt of Goshen, IN and six nieces and nephews.

Friends can meet at Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home in Nappanee, IN at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021 and there will be a procession that will travel to South Union Cemetery, Nappanee, IN for a funeral service at 11 hours with Reverend Kevin Reed officiating. Memorial contributions can be made on Melody’s behalf to the Hearing Loss Association of America, Michiana Chapter.

Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, IN.

Posted by The Bryan-College Station Eagle on Jun 16, 2021.


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