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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.
please send comfort to the family. she will be missed
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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.
Kent and family my thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you and be with you.
May her soul rest in peace.
We are praying for you all!!! So sorry! She will be missed!!
So sorry for your loss. I will always remember her infectious smile. Prayers to her family.
She always had a smile and I loved talking to her. She will be missed. Prayers to the family
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!
So sorry for your loss. Debbie was a very nice lady.
Kent our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family . So sorry ,Deb was a "one of a kind" person.
Thoughts and prayers for family, friends, and acquaintances.
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for family.
So sorry for the loss of Debbie. Very sweet Lady.
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.
Lifting you all up prayer in this time of grief. Debbie was a sweetheart, Heaven has a new Angel.
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.
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.
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.
my thoughts and prayers are with the family..
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!!
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry for your loss....
Debbie was a wonderful friend! May she rest in peace. I pray God will wrap his arms around her loving family!
Kent and Duane, sending sympathies your way.
So sorry of your lost she was one wonderful lady my prayers are going out to the family my she rest in peace
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.
I am so sorry for the loss of Debbie...she was always so kind. She will be missed by many.....
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
I'm very sorry for your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Kent and family. Debbie was a sweet lady.
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.
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.
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this most difficult time.
So very sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a kind lady and we will all miss her very much. Prayers for the family.
So sorry to here of her passing. Sending prayers for family and friends.
So sorry for your loss Kent,and family she was a great woman. Prayers and thoughts for you all.
Kent and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with Debbie at CVS. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
So Sorry for you loss Debbie WAS and ALWAYS be a GREAT PERSON
Sorry for the family. May God welcome her home. Comfort the family in the time of suffering.
Kent, Remembering you in my prayers. So sorry for your loss.
Sincere condolences to all the family and those that love her. She will be missed and never forgotten
Thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a Great Lady. Never seen Debbie without a Smile on that face of hers.
Prayers for the family of Debbie Jones. Glad we got to see her a few weeks ago.
Kent, I feel your pain. Think of all the good memories and cling to your family
So very sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. Thoughts and Prayers to all of her family.
So sorry for your loss. Deb was a wonderful lady.
To the jones family sorry for your loss let us know if we can do anything for you sign Gayla
Kent, we are so very sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a sweet soul. Prayers for your family.
Very sorry to read this. She was a super nice lady.
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
Prayers to the family. She was a very kind. Lady.
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.
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.
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
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. ❤️
So sorry for the loss of a fine lady. May God be with her family and friends through this difficult time
So sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a sweetheart.
Prayers for Debbie’s family.
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all the family and friends.
So sorry for your loss! Debbie was an amazing person! I will miss her sweet face at church.
Kent and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person.
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family. May God bless & comfort you.
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
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.
So sorry to hear this,she was a great lady she will be truly missed. Prayers&Hugs.
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.
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!