Charles William "Bill" Jones (1937 - 2015)


Charles William "Bill" Jones, 78, of Altamont, died at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Springfield.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Altamont, with the Revs. Willie Deuel and Lisa Guilliams officiating. Burial will be in Sandy Branch Cemetery in Kinmundy. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Memorials: Effingham County Fair or First United Methodist Church, both of Altamont, or donor's choice. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Jones was born on Wednesday, July 14, 1937, in Kinmundy, the son of Lewis and Nell Walker Jones. He married Mary Feather on Sept. 15, 1956; she died on Aug. 4, 1991.
Survivors include his wife; son, Curt (Gena) Jones of Kinmundy; and daughters, Cynthia (Allen Bryan) Jones of Mt. Vernon, and Susan (Mark) Shaeffer of St. Charles, Mo.; and stepsons, Stephen (Lori) Sager of Effingham, and Matthew (Kelly) Sager of Effingham.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Aug. 3 to Aug. 12, 2015