Ellen D. Jones, age 93, of Monmouth, passed away at 10:50 pm on Monday, May 17, 2021 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. Ellen was born on July 14, 1927 in Monmouth and is the daughter of Oscar Ludwig and Alma Catherine Knuth Johnson. She attended Immaculate Conception School in Monmouth, Illinois. Ellen married Willis Lee Jones on July 28, 1943 in Monmouth, and he preceded her on June 22, 1989. Ellen was a seamstress and first worked at Formfit and then Smolers of Monmouth. She later was employed at Admiral Corporation and then at Maytag. both of Galesburg, Illinois. She was a former member of the J.W. Clendenin Post 2301 VFW Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughter, Nancy E. Lovitt and Michael of Monmouth, Illinois and eleven grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Two sisters survive, Rose Scott and Marjorie Kinney, both of Monmouth, Illinois are surviving. She is preceded in her death by her parents, husband, one son, two sisters and four brothers.
Cremation is being accorded and a private family interment will be planned at a later date. Memorials may be left for her family at Turnbull Funeral Home who is in charge of her care.
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