Josephine J. (Porter) Jones

Born: Mon., Jan. 11, 1926
Died: Thu., Mar. 6, 2014

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   Mrs. Josephine Jewel Jones, 88, of 2234 Locust, Quincy, died at 3:12 a.m. Thursday (March 6, 2014) in St. Vincent's Home.

   Born January 11, 1926 in Shelbina, Missouri, Josephine was the daughter of Everette Earl and Mattie Laurel Connaway Porter.  She married Orville Leo Jones on June 30, 1945 in Moberly, Missouri.  He preceded her in death in 1961.

   Mrs. Jones devoted her life to raising her family and cherished the time she spent with them.

   Survivors include four sons, Don Jones of Quincy, Greg Jones (Jan) of Quincy, Mike Jones of St. Louis, MO and Rick Jones of Shiloh, IL; a daughter, Zenda Jones of Quincy; twelve grandchildren and many loving great granchildren, nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leo; two sons, Dennis Jones and Randy Jones; and twelve brothers and sisters.

   Cremation rites have been accorded to Mrs. Jones.  Private family services will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Quincy Memorial Park.

   Memorials may be made to Camp Callahan in care of Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, 1435 State Street, Quincy, IL 62301.

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Jeanine (Tode) Martin
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
Prayers to Zenda and her brothers as they process this loss. You took great care of your mother and should be proud of that. She is happy and healthy now! Hugs to Z and Justin.

Sandra Schanz & Weston Jones
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
Weston and I would like to express our deepest sympathies at the passing of Jo. She was a wonderful lady and admired by all. Heaven has reclaimed an angel as she returns home. May God bless you all and comfort you in your time of need. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

Jill Breuer
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
Zenda and know i have loved your mom since we were little girls!!! I know she will be missed by all of you, she was a great lady, she had to be to put up with all of you!!! ha ha.....My thoughts and prayers go out to you all, and Zenda Zoo, you know if you need anything, i am here for you!!
God Bless.....Jill (Gregory) Breuer

Don Benz
   Posted Mon March 17, 2014
Hi, Don - sorry for your loss - I wish you peace

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