Celebrating the life of Marilyn Jones
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Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown, IL, with Pastor Joey, pastor of Prophetstown United Methodist Church officiating. There will be no visitation. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday July 31, 2022, at Prophet Hills Country Club in Prophetstown. The Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established to the Prophetstown Food Pantry.
Marilyn was born May 17, 1937, in Geneseo, IL, to Fred and Lillian (Ward) Searle. She was a graduate of Geneseo High School and later attended Iowa State University. She married Aylsworth “Bud” Jones on September 28, 1957, in Geneseo. He died October 27, 2006. Marilyn raised her children while working on the family farm. She was a member of the Former First Congregational Church in Prophetstown. Marilyn enjoyed being active, whether it was traveling, bicycling, walking or sewing.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan (Steve) Miller of Davenport, IA; one son, Stan (Kristin) Jones of Washington, IA; four grandchildren, Amanda (Cooper) SantAmour and Craig Miller, Cody and Ryan Jones.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bud; one sister, Maxine Loitz.
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