Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

June 28, 2013

Howard Jones

Howard Eugene Jones, 81, of Lincoln, Ark., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 8:53 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2013, at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Ark.

He was born Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1932, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Howard Edgar and Ora (Beamon) Jones. He married Beverly Evans on May 5, 1962, in Streator. They were married for 51 years.

Howard served our country in the United States Air Force in the Korean Conflict. He worked as a draftsman for Burgess-Norton Mfg. Co. in Geneva where he retired. Howard was a member of the Society of Mechanical Engineers.

He is survived by wife, Beverly Jones of Lincoln, Ark.; two sons, Jeff Jones and wife Jeannie of Granbury, Texas and William “Bill” Jones and wife Beth of Geneva; two daughters, Cindy Samuel and special friend John Tarnowski of St. Charles and Michelle Ford of Fayetteville, Ark.; eight grandchildren, Christina, Michael and Rachel Ford of Rockford, Heather Jones of Lakewood, Colo., Joshua Jones of Geneva, Madelyn Jones of Geneva, Christy Marriner and husband Joel of Greeley, Colo. and Shane Buxman of Oxnard, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Makena and Madisyn Drake of Greeley, Colo.; two brothers, Herbert Jones of Paragould, Ark. and Jerry Jones of Illinois; sister, Pat Gyure of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Jackie Jones.

Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Sursa Cemetery in Jefferson County with the Rev. John Ashby officiating. Interment will be at Sursa Cemetery in Jefferson County. Members of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 will conduct full military honors at the cemetery.

Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information or to send condolences.

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