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Jones, Margaret H. (Hunt)  
Margaret H. (Hunt) Jones, 96 Margaret H. (Hunt) Jones, 96, of Lafayette, Indiana, formerly of Henry, Illinois, died on July 23 at St. Mary Healthcare Center, Lafayette, with her elder daughter by her side. Margaret Ruth Hunt was born May 14, 1920, on the family farm in Whitefield Township, Marshall County, to Lawrence and Anna (Brown) Hunt. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Jones, and three brothers, Raymond, Max, and Lyman (Bud) Hunt. Surviving are three children; Patricia (Charles) Crampton of Lafayette; Gary, and Elizabeth (Beth), both of North Carolina. Also surviving are two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Marge was raised in Henry, Illinois, where she attended the Henry public school. She then attended MacMurray College for Women in Jacksonville, IL, was a member and officer of Lambda Alpha Mu sorority, Social Chairman of Student Government, and President of her Senior class. She was listed in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1941-42, and graduated in 1942 with a B.A. in Art. Marge married John ("Jinks") Lloyd Jones, Jr., of Henry, in April, 1943, at the home of her parents in Peoria while he was on weekend leave from his job with the Navy Department. The couple then moved to the Washington, D.C. area where Marge was active in the First Presbyterian Church of the Atonement. The family moved to Henry in 1963 when John retired from the Navy Department and began a new career teaching electrical engineering at Bradley University. Marge held jobs in Henry as an administrative assistant with a doctor's office, Selby's Gift Shop, and the public library; she also worked as a substitute teacher. Marge was an active member of the Henry Presbyterian church where she taught Sunday school for 20 years. She belonged to the Art Guild and was active with the American Cancer Society. In later years Marge and John spent some time in Tucson and Green Valley, AZ, where Marge pursued her interest in art and both had long-time friends. She moved to Lafayette in Fall 2007 to be close to Patricia and her family. The family would like to thank the staff of St. Mary Healthcare Center for their warmth and care, with particular acknowledgement to activities-director Donna Littleton and to art class teacher Bill Pattison, who continued to lovingly support and inspire Marge's oil painting throughout her final years. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will held in Henry at a later date. Inurnment will follow at Henry Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Henry Public Library. Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to; .
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Published in the Journal & Courier on July 27, 2016
Jones, Margaret H.  
Margaret H. Jones, 96, Lafayette, died 07-23-2016. Arrangements: Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry, IL is in charge of arrangements. .
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Published in the Journal & Courier on July 26, 2016
Jones, Wiley A.  
Wiley A. Jones Wiley A. Jones, 95, of Lafayette, passed away at 1:20 pm, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at The Springs of Lafayette. Born July 16, 1921 in Brooks County, GA, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mattilu (White) Jones. Wiley earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia and his law degree from Atlanta Law School. He honorably served in the United States Marine Corp, in the South Pacific during World War II. Wiley's first marriage was to Margaret McPhaul and she preceded him in death on January 8, 1972. On October 4, 1975 he later married Anabel Ratcliff and she survives. Wiley was Vice President of Marketing with National Homes from 1967 until 1979. Later he started a home building business in Lafayette. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving with his wife, Anabel Jones, are his son, Lynn Jones (wife: Susan) of Birmingham, AL; step-son, Warren Wagner (wife: Allison Lynch) of Arlington, MA; sister, Elizabeth Lashley of Young Harris, GA; and two grandchildren, Taylor (wife: Hannah) Jones and Lauren Jones. Wiley loved spending time with family and friends, going to Purdue Football and Basketball games and traveling. Preceding him in death with his parents and first wife are his daughter, LuAnn Jones; brother, Robert Jones; and three sisters, Hazel Shipes, Elene Atkinson, and Martha Strom. Funeral service will be held at 3 pm, Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Trinity United Methodist Church with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Tracey Leslie officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church. Share memories and condolences online at
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Published in the Journal & Courier on July 28, 2016
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