Norma Dean Jones, 91, formerly of Herrick, was called home by the angels on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Prairie Rose Healthcare Center in Pana.
Funeral service will be on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Herrick with Pastor Paul Dickerson officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in rural Cowden. Memorials may be made to the Herrick First Responders or Quad County Hospice. Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden is assisting the family.
Norma was born October 1, 1925 in Brownstown, IL to Ruben J. and Cannie N. Sarver Gallup. She attended school in St. Elmo then moving to Herrick and later graduating in May 1943. She married Daniel Robert Jones in July 1943. They had two children, Carol Sue and Kenny Lee.
Norma worked in several factories including a defense plant during WWII and later retired from PR Mallory Inc. She became a caregiver after retiring and cared for many special people. She had a heart of gold and loved her family and helping others.
She was a member of the Herrick American Legion Auxiliary, the First Christian Church of Herrick and the Eastern Star in Pana. She loved music, dancing and playing cards with friends.
Norma is survived by her family Carol (Harlin) Wallace (daughter) of Herrick; Mae Jones (daughter-in-law) of Herrick; grandchildren: Greg (Dana) Jones of Herrick, Marla (Mike) Myers of Herrick, Chad (Libby) Jones of Herrick and Trent (Kelly) Jones of Mode; 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother Melvin, parents Ruben and Cannie Gallup, husband Robert and son Kenny.
Family and friends are invited to share a story or light a candle in Norma’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.