Norwood – Mary Martha Jones, 77, of Norwood, passed away at 7:45 AM on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Morton Villa. She was born on May 22, 1941 in Peoria to James and Ruth (Matthews) Mann. She married Wayne Jones Sr. on April 4, 1959 in Peoria, he survives.
Also surviving are six children, Shirl (Ed) LaBarre of Elkhorn, WI, Wayne (Lori) Jones Jr. of Peoria, IL, Tammy (John) Moews of Whiteland, IN, Victoria Jones of Peoria, IL, Gina (Chris) Petitpas of Jacksonville, FL, and Mary (Chris) Walker of Prescott, AZ; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill (Joyce) Mann of Fairborn, OH; and three sisters, Pat (Bob) Edwards of Plant City, FL, Cookie (Blas) Luna of Tallahassee, FL, and Sally (Jerry) Pritchard of Portland, IN.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Larry Mann of Plant City, FL, and one sister, Hellen Scherer of Sacramento, CA.
Mary worked as a waitress for Steak ‘n Shake.
Services will be held at 2 PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL, where a visitation will be held from 1-2 PM. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com