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Cleta Maxine Jones

August 6, 1923 April 5, 2019
Cleta Maxine Jones
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Cleta was born in Farina, Illinois on August 6, 1923 one of twelve siblings into the family of Lewis and Anna Bell Simmons-Hawkey. She married William Eugene Jones on July 22,1939 in Effingham, Illinois. He preceded her in death on August 20, 1992.

Cleta lived in Farina, Vandalia, Clinton, Illinois and then moved to Florida in 1969. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. In addition to raising seven children, she worked outside the home throughout her life as a custodian, housekeeper and waitress.

Cleta is survived by a son: Edward (Patricia) Jones of Fort Pierce, Florida; 3-daughters: Mary (Robert) Thomas of Swansea, Illinois; Barbara (Richard) Taylor of Bloomington, Illinois and Martha Vale of Lecanto, Florida; 2-brothers: Lewis (Veda) Hawkey of Lawton, Oklahoma and Rolland Hawkey of Effingham, Illinois. 24 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 7-great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons: James Aaron, Lewis Earl, and Clifford Jones; granddaughters: Sherry Jones-Tappenhagen and Angela Jones-Moyer, brothers: Elsworth, Jerry, Harold Gene, Kenneth and Earl Hawkey; sisters: Pauline Depoister, Mildred Bermingham, Imogene Beasley, and Aileen Hawkey.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Apr

10:00 AM 4/18/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 4/18/2019 11:30:00 AM
Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo

323 N. Olive St.
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo
323 N. Olive St. St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

18

Apr

11:30 AM 4/18/2019 11:30:00 AM
Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo

323 N. Olive St.
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo
323 N. Olive St. St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

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Sidener Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rural St. Elmo
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Rural St. Elmo St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

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