Cheryl Lynn Jones, 68

Cheryl Lynn Jones, 68

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Cheryl Lynn (Edwards) Jones, 68, of Gillespie passed away at 7:36 a.m., Sunday, July 9, 2017, at her residence.

She was born at Nov. 21, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo., a daughter of Gilbert “Gib” and Dorothy (Blume) Edwards.

Ms. Jones graduated from Gillespie High School in 1966. She retired in 2001 after 35 years as a caseworker with the Illinois Department of Human Services. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling and working at VFW Post 4547 in Gillespie. She was a member of the Gillespie VFW Post 4547 Ladies’ Auxiliary and Royal Neighbors of America.

Surviving are a daughter, Gwendolyn (Shannon) Tieman of Gillespie; her lifelong friend, Ronald L. Vidmar of Gillespie; a sister, Barbara (Jim) Daugherty of Gillespie; two nephews, Jim Daugherty of San Francisco, Calif., and Michael Daugherty of Gillespie; and a great-niece, Kalli Daugherty.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until services at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 16, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at kravanyafuneral.com.