Evelyn Katherine Jones, 92, of Langleyville, died at 6:33 a.m., Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 31, 1921 in Hillsboro, IL, the daughter of Angelo and Maria Reck Boff. On March 7, 1942 she married John Henry Jones in Biloxi, MS. He preceded her in death on September 19, 2004. Mrs. Jones was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville. She was a loving mother and a devoted housewife. She enjoyed cooking, music, singing, and dancing and truly enjoyed her family and friends.
Surviving are her son: Stephen Allen Jones and wife Joy of Effingham and daughter: Carmeline Jones and companion Ron D’Ascenz of Lakewood, CO. There are two grandchildren: Dana Milan and husband Brett of Plainesville, IN and Susan Claerbout and husband Andrew of Roswell, GA; and seven great-grandchildren: Lauren Claerbout, Drew Claerbout, Nicholas Claerbout, Grace Claerbout, Elizabeth Milan, Brett Milan, and Alexander Milan. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Angelo Buff, and sisters: Rose Gherardi, Lena Krueger, and Tranquilla Pattarozzi.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, January 7 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Mariadas Chatla officiating. Burial will be in Glenhaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until time of service in the Church on Tuesday.