Minnie Marie Jones, 78, of Lewisport, passed away on July 6, 2019 at Heartland Villa. She was born on May 23, 1941 in Benton, IL to the late Alfred and Katherine Stanley. Minnie was entrepreneur, a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church at the present time and a former longtime member of Lewisport Baptist Church. Her husband James and herself owned and operated JJ’s Pizza in Lewisport for many years. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert L. Stanley.
Minnie is survived by her husband of 60 years, James Jones; a daughter, Joann (Bob) Shyver; a son, Jack A. Jones; three grandchildren, Jessica (Ash) Wenmoth, Robert J. Shyver and Amanda Jones; several great grandchildren; an aunt, Nora Renn; siblings, Liz Hawkins, Vineta Flannigan, Georgia Rich, Alfreda Zimmer, Florine Treadway, Nora Craig, Robin Coble, Buddy Stanley, Loyd Stanley and Oley Stanley along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery. Minnie’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 4 pm until 7 pm and on Wednesday from 9 am until service time at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport.
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