Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
JONES, Cora "Sis" (EDWARDS) 92  Breese IL  CarlyleUB  6 Jan 1999  fch 

Cora Jones, 92

Former Carlyle resident Mrs. Cora "Sis" Jones, 92, died at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese on Friday, Jan. 1st, 1999.

Born in Carlyle on Feb. 21st, 1906, she was a daughter of William and Mary "Mayme" Kleber Edwards. On Aug. 1st, 1925, in Waterloo, she married Forrest Jones and he preceded her in death.

A daughter, Mrs. Delores Gehrs of O'Fallon; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Mildred Wells of Carlyle, survive.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Louise Dieckman and two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Sanders and Mrs. Alice Osborne.

Mrs. Jones had worked at Moran Shoe Factory in Carlyle and at Siddells Clothing in East St. Louis. In keeping with her wishes, Mrs. Jones was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7th, at Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle.


Click on the letters below to see an index of obituaries starting with that letter

Database table Obit_Index modified: 14 Jul 2015
Page modified: 15 Nov 2011