January 3, 1950 — November 20, 2012
Karen Sue Jones, 62, of Peoria, passed away at 11:58 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria, surrounded by her family and friends.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Mt. Olive Missionary Church in Peoria.
Karen was born in Carmi on January 3, 1950, the daughter of James L. and Ruth Lorene (Hall) Wageneck. She married Stephen Ewers on August 31, 1968 in Peoria. He preceded her in death in July of 1983. She was also preceded in death by her father. She married Todd Jones on May 22, 1993 at Mt. Olive Missionary Church in Peoria. He survives.
She is also survived by her mother, Ruth Lorene Wageneck of Peoria; son, Tyler S. (Anne) Ewers of East Peoria; stepdaughter, Cheri (Mike) Spicer of Hatton, ND; four step grandchildren, Taylor Jones and Tyler, Emily and Kasey Spicer, of Hatton, ND; and sisters-in-law, Denise (Greg) Hotz of Elmwood and Brenda (Mike) Frost and Chris (Ron) Buckley, all of Galveston, IN.
Karen was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Church in Peoria and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was a Licensed Practical Nurse for Proctor First Care in East Peoria and was formerly employed at Proctor Hospital.
Memorial contributions may be made in Karen’s memory to Illinois CancerCare in Peoria.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue, in Peoria.
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