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Julia C. Jones

ATHENS, IL - Julia C. Jones, 71, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at her home in Athens surrounded by her family.

She was born June 22, 1942, in Flora, Ill., daughter of the late Theron and Julia (Goings) Wolfe.

Julia was an insurance specialist for 38½ years with the State of Illinois working for the Dept. of Central Management Services.

She was a faithful member of Westside Christian Church in Springfield, Ill. In her free time she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. She loved to be outside and had a special love for her dog, Knuckles. Julia enjoyed spending time at Walmart, listening to Elvis Presley music and doing things for her family. She will be remembered for her kind and generous heart.

She is survived by, and will be missed by her husband, Robert Sr., whom she married on Oct. 21, 1961; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry (Ron) Furman of Cantrall, Ill.; son and daughter-in-law, Robert Jr. (Barb) Jones of Granite City, Ill.; grandchildren: Cory (Kassie) Furman of Springfield, Ill., Keaton (Destini) Furman of Sherman, Ill., Abigail "Rosie" Furman of Cantrall, Ill., and Skylar and Sophie Burns of Granite City, Ill.; brother, Theron "Toady" (Ellen) Wolfe of Fairfield, Ill.; and many other extended family members and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, LeRoy Wolfe.

In celebration of her life, friends may call Monday, June 16, 2014, from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mike Harney officiating, at Mott and Henning Funeral Home, 206 N. Main St., Athens, IL. Burial will follow at Indian Point Cemetery in Athens, Ill.

In memory of Julia, memorials may be directed to: Westside Christian Church, Springfield, Ill.

Online condolences can be shared at www.mottandhenning.com.

Published in Print in The State Journal-Register on June 16, 2014
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