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Josephine J. (Porter) Jones

January 11, 1926 ~ March 6, 2014 (age 88)

   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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