January 22, 1947-March 12, 2019
GALESBURG — Pearl “Polly” A. Jones, 72, of Galesburg, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Genesis Senior Living, Aledo.
She was born Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1947, in Galesburg, the daughter of William and Dorothy B. (Reathaford) Landis. She married William Rolland “Rollie” Jones on Feb. 29, 1964, in North Henderson, he preceded her in death Dec. 22, 2014.
Polly is survived by her children, Barbara (Wayne) Saline and William R. “Bill” (Lonnie) Jones; granddaughter, Brooke (Bart) Wolek; grandsons, Brett (Saraya Nichols) Saline and Wolfgang Jones; brothers, Mike (Nancy) Reathaford and Bob (Arlene) Reathaford; and numerous special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Rollie; and a niece.
She was born and raised in Galesburg. She graduated Black Hawk College Nursing School. She worked many nursing jobs including Mercer County Hospital, St. Luke's/Genesis East and in the department for cardiovascular Medicine. She was a L.P.N and a N.A.L.P.N. She was a member of the North Henderson United Methodist Church, and attended Hope Wesleyan Church in Galesburg.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 15, 2019, 10 a.m. at United Methodist Church North Henderson, Ill. Visitation will be Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 5-7 p.m. at Wise Family-Hoover Hall Funeral Home Alexis. Burial will be in Pope Creek Cemetery Seaton, following the funeral. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital and/or the Polly Jones memorial fund. Please sign the online guestbook at www.wisefamilyfuneralhome.com. Wise Family-Hoover Hall Funeral Home Alexis, is in charge of the arrangements.