Jones, Vera M.

Vera M. Jones, 92, of Galesburg, Ill. died 11:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.

She was born December 5, 1921 in Galesburg to Ralph and Ella Snell Wills.  She married Richard L. Jones June 22, 1947 in Knoxville, Ill.  He preceded her in death July 2, 1987.

Surviving is a son Michael (and Rebecca) Jones of Galesburg, two grandsons, Tim (and Janae) Jones and Brian (and Tammy) Jones, six great grandchildren, Brittaney, Brandon, Anthony, Mariah, Christopher and Katie and a great great grandson, Landon Isaiah.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Cathy L. Jones on June 9, 2011.

Vera worked for the former Galesburg State Research Hospital.  She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1940.  She was a member of Hope Wesleyan Church in Galesburg.  She was also a member of T.O.P.S.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel.  Pastor Stephen Descalzo will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg.  Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Hope Wesleyan.  Online condolences may be made at