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|Eveline Jones, 90, of Galesburg died at 5:25 pm Saturday, November 10, 2012 in Heartland Health Care Center.
She was born December 22, 1921 in Little Rock, Ark., the daughter of Frank and Fannie William Jones. She married Willie Junior Wilburn on May 11, 1963 in Kewanee, Illinois.
She is survived by nine grandchildren, many great grandchildren, including her great granddaughter, Sharnal Jones her care giver, several great great grandchildren, her daughter-in-law, Ann Jones of Galesburg and several nieces and nephews. Eveline is preceded in death by her parents, her son, Milton Jones Sr., one brother and two sisters
She worked as an aide and a technician at the former Galesburg Research Hospital. She also had worked for the Custer Hotel. She has lived in Galesburg her entire life. She received her GED from Carl Sandburg College on May 11, 1963. She also attended Post Graduate Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago, Ill. She was a member and an usher at the Second Baptist Church.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Johnnie Trammell will officiate. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 am Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at ww.h-p-w.com.
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