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1418 South Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
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John E. 
Jones

February 13, 1953 – January 24, 2018

John Jones
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— Pettett Funeral Home

Obituary for John E. Jones

John E. Jones, 64, of Murphysboro, passed away as a result of cancer of the esophagus, at 5:58 a.m. Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

John was born on February 13, 1953, in Murphysboro, to Ralph Jones and Julia "Kate" (Batty) Jones.

John was married to Shirley (Crabtree) and later was married to Regina (Webber).

He had previously worked as a machine operator at Tesa Tape in Carbondale and was the former custodian at the American Legion Post # 127 in Murphysboro. He was a very good handyman. He could build anything.

John is survived by his daughter and son in law Shannon and Michael Bellmann of Ava;

three grandchildren Bradly Jones of Des Plaines, IL, Jordan Hunziker and Jaycee Hunziker, both of Ava;

one sister Patty (Ron) Mitchell of Carterville;

three nieces Michelle Weathers, Stephanie Weathers, and Kimberly Weathers; two nephews Lucas Morefield and Matt Morefield

2 great nephews and 1 great niece;

and a close family friend Shane Webb of Murphysboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Ralph Jones, Jr., one infant sister, and his grandmother Lucy Batty.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Allen officiating and burial at Murdale Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.

Visitation

When Saturday, January 27th, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Location
Pettett Funeral Home
Address
1418 South St.
Murphysboro, IL
Location Information
From Carbondale to Murphysboro, at the Hardee's Restaurant Stoplight--go straight. Counting that stoplight go to the 5th stoplight, turn left onto 14th Street, at the end of the first block, funeral home is on the right hand side.

Service Information

When
Saturday, January 27th, 2018 11:00am
Officiating
Rev. Charles Allen
Location
Pettett Funeral Home
Address
1418 South St.
Murphysboro, IL
Location Information
From Carbondale to Murphysboro, at the Hardee's Restaurant Stoplight--go straight. Counting that stoplight go to the 5th stoplight, turn left onto 14th Street, at the end of the first block, funeral home is on the right hand side.

Interment Information

Location
Murdale Gardens of Memory
Address
Location Information
Murphysboro

Reception Information

Location
Elm Street Baptist Church
Address
1907 Elm St.
Murphysboro, IL
Location Information
In Murphysboro, going west on Walnut Street, turn right on 19th Street. Go two blocks, Elm Street Baptist Church is on the left, at the corner of 19th and Elm Streets