Jones, Ida


Died: January 29, 2013

Ida Fern Jones, 87 of Pekin passed away at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Pekin Hospital.

Born June 29, 1925 in Ipava to Elias and Margaret (Lynch) Pedigo, she married Homer Jones on April 27, 1946. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Vicki (Dan) Jones of Aurora; one son, Dan (Christine) Jones of Johnson City, TN; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Bregan Jones; three brothers and one sister.

Ida was a member of First Assembly of God in Pekin where she had served as a greeter.

A people person, she had enjoyed spending time with her family, old friends and meeting new. She had also enjoyed traveling with her husband. Ida will be missed by all of her family and "adopted" family.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2013 at First Assembly of God in Pekin. Pastor Dave Carrington will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Lewistown Township Cemetery in Lewistown. Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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Creve Coeur, IL
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