Della Mearleen Jones, age 81 of Covington, TN, died Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, IL.
She was born on Thursday, November 23, 1933, in Tremont, MS, the daughter of John G. and Flara J. (nee Lewis) Curington.
In 1949, she married Herman B. Jones, Sr. who passed away in 1978.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Covington, TN.
Mrs. Jones was born and raised in Tremont, MS. At an early age, she moved to Covington, TN and attended Brighton High School. She worked at Warwick Electronics in Covington, TN and then worked for many years at the Charms Candy Factory in Covington as a Quality Inspector. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, tending to her flower garden, and listening to gospel music. She was very active in her church.
Son – Herman Boyd Jones, Jr., Chicago, IL
Son In-law – Michael E. Reynolds, Highland, IL
Two Great Grandchildren
Sister – Kathleen (Denny) Mitchell, Machesney Park, IL
Sister – Alice Wilson, Loves Park, IL
Several Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by:
Father – John Gordon Curington
Mother – Flara Jane Curington, nee Lewis
Husband – Herman Boyd Jones, Sr. (Died 1978)
Daughter – Carolyn Ann Reynolds (Died 10/27/2009)
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
A graveside service will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Covington Memorial Gardens in Covington, TN., with Brother Chuck Williams, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Covington, TN, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249