Peggy Jean Jones,71, of Thompsonville went to be in the arms of her Lord and Savior at 9:25 p.m. July 30, 2014 at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born April 1, 1943 in Judsonia, Arkansas to J.W. and LaVerne (Betts) Spence. She married Jerry M. Jones on July 27, 1963 in Elgin, Illinois.
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Survivors include her husband, Jerry Jones of Thompsonville; son, Kent Jones (Crystal Adkins) of Thompsonville; daughter, Kerry Ann (Toot) Jones-Arview of Thompsonville; three grandchildren, Grace Moore of West Frankfort, Evan Arview of Thompsonville and Emery Ariew of Thompsonville; her mother, LaVerne Spence of Thompsonville; brother, Jerry (Glenna) Spence of Searcy, Arkansas; brother-in-law, Dale (Diana) Jones of Thompsonville and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
She was a member of the Third Baptist Church in Marion. She was active in kids church programs and bible school. She had an artistic talent and loved painting and stain glass. She enjoyed sewing, decorating, quilting, cooking and gardening. She worked in the family business of J.M. Jones Inc for many years.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday August 2, 2014 in the Third Baptist Church in Marion with Pastor Scott Kallem officiating. Burial will be in the McCann Cemetery in Thompsonville. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Parker - Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Third Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home and church. To sign the guest register visit www.parkerreedyfuneralhome.com.
Parker-Reedy Funeral Home
604 East Main Street West Frankfort, IL 62896
Published in Daily American News from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014