Digital Access

Digital Access
Access saukvalley.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
The Holiday Gift Auction is Live! Click here and bid now on great local gifts!
Obituaries

Elmer D. Jones

Elmer D. Jones
Elmer D. Jones

AMBOY – Elmer D. Jones, 85, Ashton, went to see Jesus on March 26, 2014.

He was born on March 31, 1928, to Oscar and Wincy (Dollar) Jones in Hazen, Ark. He married Fronia Stanley on Dec. 27, 1949. He moved to Ashton in 1967, and retired from Caron International in Rochelle. He attended Full Gospel Fellowship Church in Rochelle.

He is survived by his wife, Fronia, and three sons, Granville Ray (Debra) Jones and James (Bernita) Jones, all of Ashton, and Barry (Amy) Jones of Midwest City, Okla. He also is survived by seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren; and his oldest sister, Bessie Swaim of Hazen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Sam, Johnnie, Robert, and Ray; and sisters, Jessie, Tressie, Eller, and Fay.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, 601 Richardson Ave., Ashton. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Ashton Cemetery.

Memorials maybe be directed to Full Gospel Fellowship Church in Rochelle and Ashton Rescue Squad.

Visit www.beveragelyonsfamilyfh.com to send condolences.

Loading more