Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

October 14, 2013

Edna Jones


Effingham Daily News

SALEM — Edna Alene Jones, 90, of Salem, died Oct. 9, 2013 at Salem Township Hospital.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in the chapel of Rankin Funeral Home. Visiting hours will be from 12 p.m. until the service hour on Sunday. Burial will follow in the Altamont Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice and are accepted by the funeral home.

Born June 11, 1923 in Effingham, Edna was the daughter of Irastus and Zora (Kirbey) Burch who preceded her in death. She married Omer A. Jones and he survives in Salem. Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and a member of Odin Methodist Church.

Also surviving are sons, Jim Jones of Nashville, Tenn., Phillips Jones and wife Lynn of Salem and Rick Jones of Wrightsville, Calif.; daughter, Shelbie Sykes and husband Chuck of Frisco, Texas; brothers, Benton Burch and wife Mary of Effingham and Charles Burch and wife Patty of Ohio; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.