Nancy Jones

Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:11 pm
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Nancy A. Jones, 60, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Mercy Hospital, Clinton, Iowa.
Visitation is 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Runge, Davenport.
She was born May 3, 1952. She was formerly married to Rick Jones.
Surviving are her daughters, Heather Jones, Andrea (Benny) Yates, Davenport; brothers, Dick (Amy) Thomas, Moline, Roger (Preya) Thomas, Jeff (Jane) Nolan, Wyoming, Rodney (Lisa) Thomas, Brian (Cindie) Nolan, Davenport, Tim (Jackie) Nolan, Wisconsin; fiance, Rich Groom, his son, Gabe; four grandchildren.


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