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Alexander D. "Alex" Jones
November 8, 1974 - May 27, 2014
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Alexander Dee “Alex” Jones, 39, of Edinburg, IL, died at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.

Alex was born on November 8, 1974 in Olney, IL, the son of Robert Charles and Linda Silvia Hassinger Jones.  He graduated from Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA.  Alex was a merchandiser for Pepsi-Cola in Taylorville, IL.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Edinburg, IL.  He married Jennifer Marie Albers on August 8, 2001.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer of Edinburg, IL; children, Ashley Marie Cherry of Ferrum, VA, and Zachary Douglas Albers-Jones, Spencer Alexander Jones, and Parker Henry Jones, all of Edinburg, IL; parents, Robert and Linda Jones of Shelbyville, IL; brother, Jeremie Adam Jones of Mattoon, IL; sister, Jennifer Jones-Mudgette of Shelbyville, IL; and grandmothers, Yvonne “Bonnie” (Lawrence) Sparks of Newton, IL and Hannalora Hales of Raymond, CA. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Lee Jones; step-grandfather, Ralph Hales; and cousin, Garhart Schneider.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Fellowship Baptist Church, 411 W. North 5th Street, Shelbyville, IL with Pastor Chase Smith officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday in the church.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL.

Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Send condolences at

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