Nellie M. Jones
Nellie Mae Jones, age 78, of Quincy, died Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 2:40 pm in Good Samaritan Home.
Nellie was born December 25, 1939, in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Truman and Rosella Ellis Finney. She married J.R. Jones on April 22, 2004 in Quincy at their home..
She was a 1958 graduate of Quincy High School. Nellie loved to volunteer with the developmental disabled in Quincy. Nellie was very artistic, and always supported the Quincy Fine Arts. She taught ceramics, loved to garden, cook, fish and thrift shopping. Nellie was a very loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She touched the lives of everyone she met.
In addition to her husband, J.R., Nellie is survived by: two daughters, Leslie Rees and Dana Rees-Rives, both of Quincy; three stepchildren, Randy, Jamie, and Mark Rees; her
former husband, Edward Rees, of Kincaid, IL; four granddaughters, Emily and Jessica Gallaher, Lillian Dean and Hannah Rives; three great granddaughters, Madeline, Nollie, and Irie; several step grandchildren; a sister, Shirley (Don) Jordan; and a brother, David (Cathy) Finney.
Nellie was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Truman Finney, two sisters, Janet Warner, and Margie Maddox, and a dear friend, Barbara Jean.
Graveside Services: 9:00 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Greenmount Cemetery with Linda Barta officiating
Inurnment: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois
Memorials: Area 11 Special Olympics
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.