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Luella Gates Jones

Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Nov 2012 (aged 84)
Marion, Williamson County, Illinois, USA
Burial Marion, Williamson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100641252 · View Source
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Luella Jones

MARION -- Luella (Gates) Jones, 84, passed away at 1 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, in Parkway Manor Nursing Home in Marion.

Luella was born July 18, 1928, in Harrisburg, the daughter of Clyde and Freida (Moore) Gates. She married Howard Frank Jones. Howard preceded her in death by less than three hours.

Mrs. Jones was a retired special education teacher.

Survivors include two sons, Alan and Jackie Jones of Marion and Monte and Carol Jones of Benld; daughter, Terri and David Murphy of Marion; six grandchildren, Kistin and Jeff Lober, Wendie and Bob Rongey, Samantha and Devan Christopher, Mallory Jones, Matthew Murphy and Phillip and Paula Murphy, all of Marion; eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Judy Martini of Manchester, Conn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Frank Jones; daughter, Gayle Dianne Jones; and brother, Robert Gates.

Services for Luella and Howard will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion. Family and friends are asked to gather directly at the cemetery.

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made payable to The H Group-Marion Group Home Activity Fund. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 N. Market St., Marion, IL 62959.

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Published in The Southern Illinoisan on November 13, 2012

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