O.S. Jones

Monday, October 29, 2007

O.S. "Sam" Jones, 92, of Williamson County, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill.

He was born Sept. 7, 1915, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Frank and Ollie V. Powell Jones. He married Jean W. Jones in 1949.

Jones was of the Methodist faith. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Jones spent many years in the restaurant business and was a retired insurance agent.

He is survived by his wife and two sons, Dan Jones of Williamson County and Michael Jones of Anna.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and four infant brothers.

Graveside funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Jonesboro Cemetery, with the Rev. Doug Atkins officiating.