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Donna Lou Jones, 71, of Shelbyville, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017, in her home in Shelbyville.
A visitation for friends and family will be from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. A funeral service for her family will follow at 3 p.m. Sunday, with Rev. Sid Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Hubbartt Cemetery, Beecher City. Memorials may be given to Saving Orphaned Animals, Shelbyville. Send condolences at www.howeandyockey.com.
Donna was born in Mt. Pulaski on June 12, 1946, the daughter of Louis Donald and Annabelle Floriene (Dayhuff) Moore. Donna attended Beecher City High School and graduated in 1964. She was a homemaker and loved working in her home and yard. She especially enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels. Donna married Joe D. Jones on Feb. 6, 1982. He died on Oct. 9, 2007.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol Sarver (Mike Baumann) of Shelbyville, and Kimberly Rueter of Hartville; son, David Sarver (Tonya) of Shelbyville; sisters, Barb Steele (Roger) of Beecher City, and Jwana Kretzinger (Roger) of Mt. Pulaski; brothers, Jim Moore (Cindy) of Cowden, Val Moore (Rose) of Emden, and Mike Moore (Denise) of Denver, CO; and five grandchildren, Eric, Nakayla, Devin, Chris, and Dylan; and three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Rhiann and Bryden.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe; daughter, Jessica Jones; brother, Gary Lee Moore; and grandson, Nathaniel Sarver.
Published on July 7, 2017
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