Alene Jones


Edna Alene Jones, 90, of Salem, IL died October 9, 2013 at Salem Township Hospital.

Born June 11. 1923 in Effingham, she was the daughter of Irastus and Zora (Kirbey) Burch who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and a member of Odin United Methodist Church.

She married Omer A. Jones and he survives in Salem. Also surviving are three sons, Jim Jones of Nashville, Tenn., Phillips (Lynn) Jones of Salem and Rick Jones of Wrightsville, Calif.; a daughter, Shelbie (Chuck) Sykes of Frisco, Texas; two brothers, Benton (Mary) Burch of Effingham and Charle (Patty) Burch of Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grand children.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Sunday, October 20, 2013, in the chapel of Rankin Funeral Home. Visiting hours will be from noon until the service hour on Sunday. Burial will follow at the Altamont Cemetery in Altamont.