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Jesse Robert “Red” AynesPassing: October 31, 2017


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, November 3rd @1:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, November 3rd @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, November 3rd

MITCHELL – Jesse Robert “Red” Aynes, 82, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born October 9, 1935, in Mitchell, he was the son of Jesse and Ova Mae (Pemberton) Aynes.  He married Janet Sue Andrews July 21, 1956.

Jesse retired from Carpenter Body Works with 42 years of service.  He enjoyed scuba diving, spelunking, fishing, and building things.  He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1954.  Jesse was a great story teller.

Janet Aynes of Mitchell
Terri Lynn (Steven) Carver of Mitchell
Jesse Robert (Holly) Aynes, Jr. of Indianapolis
Anita Gail (Timothy) Merry of Mitchell
Tammy Lynnette (David) Lane of Mitchell
8 grandchildren
1 step grandson
15 great grandchildren

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 3, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: MHS Class of '54 | Mitchell, IN 47446
    Date: November 2, 2017
    The MHS Class of '54 send our condolences. Jesse was our classmate and friend. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
  2. Guest: Bill & Waneta Goller | Salem, Indiana
    Date: November 2, 2017
    Prayers for God's comfort for the whole family.
  3. Guest: Bernie & Barbara Carver | Sturgis, KY
    Date: November 2, 2017
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.