Earl Millard Jones

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Earl Millard Jones

December 21, 1923 - October 07, 2018

Earl Millard Jones, 94, of Danville, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Gardenview Manor.
Mr. Jones was born December 21, 1923, in Etoile, Ky., the son of Joseph Lewis and Lucy Thompson (Greer) Jones.
He married Doris Shappard on July 19, 1948, in Hopkinsville, Ky., and later married Maxine Shanks.
He is survived by one daughter, Junie Crippin of Danville; four grandchildren, Jeremy Alan (Kathy) Crippin, Jennifer Malea (Shane) Dittmar, James Earl (Minda Pichon) and Jodie (Andy) Linne; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two wives, two brothers and two sisters.
He graduated from Armstrong High School in 1941 and later attended Coyne Electrical College. Earl served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1942-1945. He was a member of Hope United Church of Christ and First Baptist Church.
Earl was also a member of UAW 579. He enjoyed restoring antiques, woodworking, driving around, going to garage sales and spending time with his family.
A Celebration of Earl Millard Jones' Life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 13, at Hope United Church of Christ, with Pastor Frank Hoss officiating. He will be laid to rest following the services in Embury Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Potomac American Legion. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the UAW Local 579. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac to assist them in honoring Mr. Jones life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at: www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com
Published on October 10, 2018
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Saturday October 13, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hope United Church of Christ

23334 State Route 49, Armstrong, IL, USA

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Saturday October 13, 2018

1:00 PM

Hope United Church of Christ

23334 State Route 49, Armstrong, IL, USA

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