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.

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