Edith Grace Jones, 67, went to be with the lord at 2:50pm on April 25, 2018 surrounded by her children and husband. Edith was born October 1, 1950 in East St Louis to the late Lawrence and Alberta Klausing.
Edith married Richard Jones on August 3, 1968. Edith worked as a certified nurses aid for most of her life, also worked at Spartan Light Metals for many years. Edith was the most caring and loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and loving friend to so many.
Edith was a member of Calvary Church in Sparta, her faith is what got her through many many years battling breast cancer. Edith did not lose her battle, she won when she made the decision to go home to the lord. Edith’s life revolved around family, being survived by her devoted husband, Richard, her loving children, LaDonna (Danny) Laramore, Rachele (Joe) Yarborough, Ralph (Melinda) Jones. Grandchildren, Steve (Kayla)Laramore, Danielle Laramore, Brandon, Abby, Caleb Yarborough, Bethani (Bobby) Hayes, Kolton Jones, Sophia Jewel. Great Grandchildren, Bryton, Logan, Jace, Aspen and Wyatt. Edith is also survived by her sister and best friend Beverly (Mike) Cater, Sisters, Mary Mathis, Donna Shevlin, her loving brothers, Tom (Bonnie) Klausing, Gary (Debbie) Klausing, Randy (Jama) Klausing. A host of nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Calvary Church in Sparta, burial will be at Caledonia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Friday the 27th of April and Saturday beginning at 10 until the time of service at 11:00 at the church.
Memorials may be given to the family for their wishes.