Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 6:53 pm

Helen Jones

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Helen Jones
Helen Dorothy Jones, 90, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Viola, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.
Funeral services are at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor. Burial is at the Calvary Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Calvary Lutheran Church or the Hope Church in Belleville. Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
Helen was born on Sept. 25, 1922, in New Windsor, to Edwin and Dora Vanstrom Peterson. She married Marlin F. Jones on Sept. 4, 1943, in New Windsor. He died on Nov. 2, 1992.
She was a lifelong active member of Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor, and in recent years was an active participant and attendee of Hope Church in Belleville.
Helen is survived by two sons, James (Bonnie) Jones, Belleville, Edwin (Laura) Jones, Blacksburg, Va.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Katherine Jones, Aledo; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husband; infant daughter, Alma Kay; and brothers, Herbert and Harland Peterson, preceded her in death.