Dorothea J. Jones, age 82, of Harrisburg, Illinois passed away at 10:20 am Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Harrisburg Medical Center.
She was born in Raleigh, IL on July 6, 1935 to the late Charles K. and D. Eloise (Raley) Chamberlain. On March 28, 1953, in Rossville, Georgia, she married Robert E. Jones and he preceded her in death on February 1, 2000. She was a graduate of the Eldorado High School and a member of the Union Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Galatia.
Dorothea is survived by 3 sons: John and Nell Jones of Christopher, Kenneth and Lois Jones of Harrisburg, and Brian and Michele Jones of Kevil, KY and 1 Daughter Cindy and Sunny Jones of Chatham, IL.
6 grandchildren: Kari and Chris Ramsey, Tim and Rachel Jones, Brandon and Erika Jones, Breanna and Logan Davis, Ross Jones, and Robbi Evetts.
4 great grandchildren: Nathan Ramsey, Chuck and Paul Jones, Teddy Jones. She was looking forward to the birth soon of another great grandchild.
1 Sister: Rebecca and Art Baise of Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 11:00 am in the Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills with the Rev. Jerry Williams officiating. Friends my call at the funeral home after 9:00 am on Friday. Burial will be in the Brushy Cemetery.
The families preferred choice of remembrance is memorials to the Brushy Cemetery or to the Galatia Food Pantry in lieu of flowers. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.