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Mildred G. Jones

December 12, 1929 ~ July 10, 2019 (age 89)

Mildred G. Jones, 89, of Metamora, IL passed away at 5:15 am on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Snyder Village in Metamora.  She was born on December 12, 1929 in Pinson, TN to David C. and Julia (Perkins) Durham.  She married Elvis Jones, Sr. on August 9, 1946 in Tupelo, MS.  He passed away on November 7, 1993.

Surviving are her children Elvis (Carolyn) Jones, Jr. of Jackson, TN, David Jones of Metamora, Gregory Jones of East Peoria, Julia (Joe) Krumholz of Germantown Hills, and Jennifer (Russ) King of Metamora; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and brother Lester (Ilene) Durham of Beech Bluff, TN.  She was preceded in death by her parents and sons Timmy Jones, Sr. and Joe Van Jones.

Mildred was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.  She enjoyed family get togethers.  She loved her grandkids and watching them play sports.

Cremation rites have been accorded.  A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Children’s Hospital of Illinois, 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637.  Online condolences at


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