---- — Constance "Connie" Yvette Jones, 43, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Constance was born Oct. 4, 1969, a daughter of William "Sticks" Blunt and Imogine (Jones) Miller.
She worked for Beck Bus and later Continental General Tire in Mt. Vernon. She was a member the Lively Stone Apostolic Church in Mt. Vernon.
Connie is survived by her daughter, Asia L. Rose Jay'e Caldwell of Mt. Vernon; mother, Imogine Miller of Springfield; three brothers, Melvin Lee Miller Jr. and wife Alkynessa, Martin Luther Miller, both of Springfield and LaReese Olinger and wife Vickie of Robinson; three sisters, Antanya Tanica and husband Timothy "TJ" Knapp, Decalm Jackson and Neil Burnette, all of Springfield; maternal grandfather, Jordan Jones of Springfield; three aunts, Barbara Blunt of Harvey, Geraldine Jones of Mt. Vernon and Shirley Ann and husband Julian Burns Sr. of Mt. Vernon; and two uncles, Charles "CJ" Jones of Mt. Vernon and Jerry Jones and wife Rhonda of Jackson, Mich.
Connie was preceded in death by her father, William "Sticks' Blunt and maternal grandmother, Rose Lee Jones.
Funeral services for Constance Yvette Jones will be held 12 noon Saturday at the Lively Stone Apostolic Church in Mt. Vernon with Elder Allen E. Rudd Sr. and Bishop Paul H. Evans officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday.
Memorials may be made in memory of Connie Jones to Asia L. Rose Jay'e Caldwell for an education fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon where you may call 246-0100 for further information or visit us online at www.newellfuneralhome.com.