Martha H. Jones, nee Harmon, 83, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Dec. 29, 1932, died March 3, 2016 at her home with her family by her side.
Martha was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all. She enjoyed gardening, crafting, and in her retired years, refurbishing furniture. She was a member of Local 881 UFCW for 37 years where she worked as a customer service manager at Schnucks in Fairview Heights. Her greatest moments were those spent with her family, especially her great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Edith, nee Worley, Harmon; her husband, Richard P. Jones; and her brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her daughters, Linda Fishback and Vicki (Mike) Boring; her two grandchildren, April (Preston) Vander Ven and Rachel (Brandon) Compton; her great-grandchildren, Preston "PJ" Vander Ven, David Smith, Emma Vander Ven, and Addeline Compton; her beloved silver poodle, RoRo, grandma grandma dog, Patti-Poo; her best friend of 46 years, Pat Schutzenhofer; and numerous relatives and friends.
Martha's family would like to give a special thanks to Lisa Kessler and Dee Edwards, her longtime caregivers and Unity Hospice for their compassion and care.
Donations in Martha's memory may be offered to
. Memories and condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Services: Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill. A celebration of life to follow in the funeral home chapel. Inurnment at a later date.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 10, 2016