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Deborah 'Debbie' Jones

Dec 23rd, 1956 - Oct 20th, 2019

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Christ's Church in Flora

Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening October 23, and 9:30 a.m. until time of service on Thursday at Christ's Church

Interment: Red Brush Cemetery, Louisville

 

   Deborah 'Debbie' Elaine Jones, age 62, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Sunday morning, October 20, 2019, at her home.

   She was born December 23, 1956, in Pasadena, California, the daughter of Erbin and Bonnie Delores (Prater) Steele.  She was united in marriage to Richard Kent Jones on September 8, 1973, in Louisville, and they have shared 46 wedding anniversaries together.

   Debbie had worked several jobs in the past including as a pharmacy technician for Throgmorton’s Pharmacy and then CVS Pharmacy until her recent retirement.  She was a devoted member of Clay County Christ’s Church where she enjoyed life group.  She was a Chicken Foot dominoes champion and enjoyed doing crafts.  She volunteered her time with The Master’s Hands in Newton, Feed the Crave Ministries, and Serve Now with Christ’s Church in Effingham.  Debbie cherished time spent with her loved ones and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many.        

   She is survived by her husband Kent Jones of Louisville; a son: Daniel (Lydia) Jones of Cookeville, TN; a daughter: Lisa Jones of Flora; 6 grandchildren: Alicia Franciskovich of Flora, Kelsey Franciskovich of Flora, Blaine Ogle of Cookeville, TN, Blake Ogle of Cookeville, TN, Seth Jones of Sparta, TN, and Sarah Jones of Sparta, TN; a brother: Dwayne (Sonia) Steele of Sparta, TN; and a lifelong friend: Tara Race.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; and grandparents: Frank and Mattie Prater and Everette and Maggie (Porter) Steele.

   A funeral will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Christ’s Church in Flora with Ben Farleigh officiating.  Interment will follow in Red Brush Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. and Thursday 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the church.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora is assisting the family with arrangements.  Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted through the funeral home.

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Sally Neville

October 21st

please send comfort to the family. she will be missed

Charlie and Patty Peters

October 21st

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Rick and Trudy Stanford

October 20th

We are so so sorry for your loss. She was such a kind person and had a wonderful soul. She will be missed by so many.

Glenda Cooper

October 20th

Kent and family my thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you and be with you.

Vince Guerrettaz

October 21st

May her soul rest in peace.

Terry Igert

October 21st

We are praying for you all!!! So sorry! She will be missed!!

Terri Glaspy Evans

October 21st

So sorry for your loss. I will always remember her infectious smile. Prayers to her family.

Lisa Kessler

October 21st

She always had a smile and I loved talking to her. She will be missed. Prayers to the family

Kitty Wendling

October 21st

I am so shocked and sadden to hear about Debbie! What a kind soul she was, always a smile on her lovely face. My thoughts and prayers are with you Kent and family!

Sammie and Tina Wickiser

October 21st

Don, Jane and Darren Delaney

October 21st

So sorry for your loss. Debbie was a very nice lady.

Chris & Bev Britton

October 21st

Kent our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family . So sorry ,Deb was a "one of a kind" person.

Debra Rister Ritchie/Alice Totten

October 21st

Thoughts and prayers for family, friends, and acquaintances.

Richard and Karen Stanfield

October 21st

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for family.

Wayne & Ricki Lapington

October 21st

So sorry for the loss of Debbie. Very sweet Lady.

Darren Donaldson

October 21st

I got to know Deb and Kent while working at the Clay County Campus. Their love for the Lord and their heart for service was very obvious. I feel blessed by the experience. I’ve no doubt that she’s in the presence of our Saviour. I’m so sorry for Kent and the family with her passing. I’ll continue to lift them up for comfort and strength.

Karen Lewis

October 21st

Lifting you all up prayer in this time of grief. Debbie was a sweetheart, Heaven has a new Angel.

Cindy Noll

October 21st

I was so sad to hear of Debbie's passing. Kent and Debbie welcomed me to this area with kind words, prayer and friendship. She had such a infectious smile. Prayers for Kent and his children thru this difficult time.

Meryl Woods Jr

October 21st

I am so sorry for your loss. Debbie was a wonderful person and she will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to her Family.

Cathy Frye Clark

October 21st

Kent, just wanted you to know how sorry I was to hear of your beloved wife’s passing. Please accept my condolences and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tawanna White

October 21st

my thoughts and prayers are with the family..

Brian and Missie Duvall

October 21st

Lisa(girls) and family,There are no words to make this any easier but know you are in our thoughts and prayers! We do pray God keeps you close at this time,and comforts each of you and blankets your minds and hearts with the peace knowing that one you will be reunited..sending hugs!!

Sheila Borton

October 21st

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Pam O'Dell Young

October 21st

So sorry for your loss....

Sandy Smith

October 21st

Debbie was a wonderful friend! May she rest in peace. I pray God will wrap his arms around her loving family!

Mary Sefton Saras

October 21st

Kent and Duane, sending sympathies your way.

Larry & Joyce Henderson

October 21st

Don Barrett

October 21st

So sorry of your lost she was one wonderful lady my prayers are going out to the family my she rest in peace

Ashley and Roberta Moore

October 21st

Thoughts and prayers for you and your family at this difficult time. She was such a great and loving person. So sorry for your loss.

Lisa Erbacher

October 21st

I am so sorry for the loss of Debbie...she was always so kind. She will be missed by many.....

Conrad and marilyn Idleman

October 21st

Our hearts are sadden for the Jones family , con and I got to know Kent and Deddie. Sweet sweet people. Debbie you will be very much miss. Prayers and our hearts go out to Kent and family. Sincerely. Con and marilyn Idleman

Shawn Dulaney

October 21st

I'm very sorry for your loss.

Alan & Susan Webster

October 21st

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Kent and family. Debbie was a sweet lady.

Mrs. Jean McDaniel

October 21st

Kent and family so sorry for your loss. Debbie was the nicest, sweetest person I think I’ve ever met. We had a lot in common, both of us from Red Brush. I attended Red Brush grade school with her father many years ago. She will be missed by many people.

Bud and Linda Martin

October 21st

Condolences to the family. I remember Debbie from when she worked at Throgmorton’s. She was a sweet girl who always had a smile. Y’all are in our prayers. God bless you.

Cody & Kristen Lynn

October 21st

So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Dave & Deb Grahn

October 21st

So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this most difficult time.

Lori Connerly Phillips

October 21st

So very sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a kind lady and we will all miss her very much. Prayers for the family.

Linda Jones

October 21st

So sorry to here of her passing. Sending prayers for family and friends.

Larry and Donna Milner

October 22nd

So sorry for your loss Kent,and family she was a great woman. Prayers and thoughts for you all.

Joe and Rita Haines

October 21st

Kent and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with Debbie at CVS. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Debbie Johnson

October 22nd

So Sorry for you loss Debbie WAS and ALWAYS be a GREAT PERSON

Russell & Denise Anderson

October 22nd

Sorry for the family. May God welcome her home. Comfort the family in the time of suffering.

Diana Kuhlig Hatton

October 22nd

Kent, Remembering you in my prayers. So sorry for your loss.

Steve and Betty Stanford

October 21st

Sincere condolences to all the family and those that love her. She will be missed and never forgotten

Pam Kincaid

October 22nd

Thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a Great Lady. Never seen Debbie without a Smile on that face of hers.

Art & Judy Snell

October 22nd

Prayers for the family of Debbie Jones. Glad we got to see her a few weeks ago.

Nancy byers

October 21st

Kent, I feel your pain. Think of all the good memories and cling to your family

Aaron & Terri Landreth

October 22nd

So very sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. Thoughts and Prayers to all of her family.

Pat and Joyce ODonnell

October 22nd

So sorry for your loss. Deb was a wonderful lady.

Steve and Gayla Karns

October 21st

To the jones family sorry for your loss let us know if we can do anything for you sign Gayla

Gary and Kim Pennington

October 21st

Kent, we are so very sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Shaun Wood Martin

October 22nd

So sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a sweet soul. Prayers for your family.

Lynne and Fred Gocey

October 22nd

Very sorry to read this. She was a super nice lady.

Nan (prater) Myatt

October 22nd

Debbie and I grew up together in Michigan. We are first cousins. Her Mother Bonnie was my father Hubert Prater sister. We would go too the lake and go swimming, had dinners at each others house all the time. Spend Christmas together. I love her like a sister. I well miss her so much. I well see her again some day in Heaven. Now with God no more worries or pain. Be with your parents honey. Love Nan Myatt with all my Heart

Denise use Anderson

October 22nd

Prayers to the family. She was a very kind. Lady.

Janis Sefton Hubble

October 22nd

Kent, I'm so sorry for your loss of your precious wife. May God bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time and in the days ahead.

Kendra and Ken Dulaney

October 22nd

The earth is a little darker today with the loss of this beautiful soul.... and Heaven is no doubt shining a little more brightly. Our hearts are heavy for your loss Kent, Lisa, and all her family and loved ones. She will be missed by so many.

October 21st

I have known Deb since she was a little girl..The most kindest person I ever knew ..She used to play piano for me when I went to visit..Now no doubt she is playing for all of Heaven..Fly high Deb you earned it ...see you later up there...praying for all of you Kent

Amy Allen

October 21st

Oh Kent, I am so saddened to hear of this. In fact I can’t quite process it. Please know we are all thinking of you and are sending so much love to you. ❤️

Sharon David

October 21st

So sorry for the loss of a fine lady. May God be with her family and friends through this difficult time

Barbara Collins

October 21st

So sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a sweetheart.

Peggy Conard McAdams

October 22nd

Prayers for Debbie’s family.

Peggy Coble

October 21st

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all the family and friends.

Erica Walden

October 21st

So sorry for your loss! Debbie was an amazing person! I will miss her sweet face at church.

Jim &Janice Frost

October 22nd

Kent and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Robin Corry

October 23rd

So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person.

Leon & Glenda Sharp

October 23rd

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family. May God bless & comfort you.

Harvey & Sandra Cash

October 23rd

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Donna & Pat Corry

October 23rd

Kent and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We loved Debbie. She was a beautiful, amazing woman of God and an inspiration to us in our walk with the Lord. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

Randy&Mary Helms

October 24th

So sorry to hear this,she was a great lady she will be truly missed. Prayers&Hugs.

Alan & Sharon Porter

October 24th

Praying that God gives you comfort, strength and peace during this time. She was a wonderful neighbor and always had a smile on her face when I seen her.

Delbert and Brandi Young

October 25th

Kent and family Debbie was such a sweet lady and I know that your sweet memories of her will help to comfort you in this very hard time. Many thoughts and prayers for you all!

 

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