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Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Jones of Nashville, IL departed this life at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 7:48 AM.  She had attained the age of 82 years, 10 months and 6 days.

Mrs. Jones was born on December 28, 1937 at Nashville, IL the daughter of Zenas and Lorraine (Kraus) Rueter.  She was united in marriage to H.J. “Jerry” Jones on February 23, 1957 and he preceded her in death on May 22, 2019.

In Pat’s earlier years, she was the owner and operator of Pat’s Beauty Salon in Nashville, IL. and was the Modern Salon in Alton, IL.   She later was a self-employed bookkeeper for STC in Nashville.  Pat was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville.  Pat had a heart of gold and was always willing to lend a helping hand when someone needed it.  She enjoyed watching St. Louis Cardinal Baseball, going for side by side rides and she loved her grandchildren and enjoyed going to their sporting events.

Left to mourn her passing is her daughter, Tammy Jones of Nashville, IL and her children, Ryan (Rya) Keller and Rylee Luechtefeld; a son, Ric Jones and wife Kim (Kuhlengel) and their children, Ella and Hudson Jones; two sisters, Betty Leuker and husband Doug and Deb Kinder; two brothers-in-law, Larry Jones and wife Darlene and Jack Jones and wife Debbie; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers-in-law, Bill Ahlers, Howard “Bud” Kinder, Robert Jones and W. Gayle Jones.

Per the wishes of Pat and her family, a private funeral service will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to theAlzheimer’s Association and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

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