In Loving Memory

Laura (Winkelmann) Jones

Laura (Winkelmann) Jones
December 1, 1982
June 21, 2017
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Laura Ann Winkelmann Jones, 34 of Uvalde, Texas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 25th from 5-7 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 26th at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Groves officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery.

She was born December 1, 1982 in Brenham to Darrell and Jo Ann (Allen) Winkelmann. Laura was baptized February 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 August 28, 2010, she was united in marriage to Ryon Jones at Christ Lutheran Church.

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 and Sidonia Michaelis, Fred A. and Lydia Winkelmann; uncle, William Micheal Allen.

She is survived by her loving husband, Ryon Jones and two beautiful children Ely Garrett Jones and Sadie Ann Jones of Uvalde; father, Darrell Winkelmann; siblings and spouses, Sara and Beth Winkelmann, John and Geneva Winkelmann; uncle and aunt, Fred L. and Bonnie Winkelmann all of Brenham.

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, Employees of Knippa ISD and close Brenham childhood friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to The Ely and Sadie Jones Educational Fund at Hondo National Bank in Uvalde, TX or to Knippa ISD.

Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Tributes may be shared at