Belinda Jones


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Posted Online: Nov. 16, 2012, 5:34 pm
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Belinda Jean Jones, 61, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Rock Island Nursing and Rehab Center.
Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Progressive Baptist Church, 1302 E. 12th St., Davenport, with services following at 11 a.m. Pastor Stanley Moore will officiate. Burial is at the Riverside Cemetery following services.
Belinda was born March 1, 1951, in Chicago, the daughter of James and Lillie Mae Brent Campbell. She married Michael on Sept. 30, 1969.
She was a chef in several restaurants in the Quad-Cities. Belinda enjoyed bingo and playing the lottery. She loved being with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Belinda is survived by her husband, Michael, Chicago; son, Edward Jones, Davenport; daughters, LaShawn (Wendell Jr.) Peterson, Matteson, Ill., Zenetta Jones, Bettendorf; mother, Lillie Mae; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Alexander, Sterling, Thomas, Randall; sisters, Deborah, Charlotte, Denise, Robin; and special friend, Edward Williams; with a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Gerald; and son, Daryl.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.sullivanellisltd.com.












 




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