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Lela Ann Shobe Jones

December 1, 1934 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

LELA ANN (SHOBE) JONES, 86, of Jacksonville, Florida went quietly to be with our heavenly Father on Saturday, October 30, 2021.  She was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, mentor, friend and avid nature lover. 

Lela was born in Casey, Illinois on December 1, 1934 as the first child of Elza Clifford and Cora Mavis (O'Dell) Shobe.  She would later be joined by siblings Max, Iris and Martha.  After growing up in Casey and attending Casey High School, she graduated from Indiana State University, Union Hospital School of Nursing in Terre Haute and worked as a registered nurse before marrying and starting a family.  She later lived in Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, Illinois, California and Florida.

She is the beloved mother of Charles Jones, Susan Robinson (Eric), Leslie Clyburn (Chuck) and Carrie Calderone (Tony); proud grandmother to Hannah, Rachel, Megan, Joey, Scott, Grant and Emma; proud great-grandmother to Elsie. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 am on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Markwell Funeral Home with Pastor Brooke Davis officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10:30 am to 11:30 am prior to the service.  Burial will be held at Casey Cumberland Cemetery immediately after the service.

To send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit www.markwellfuneralhome.com.  Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL is assisting the family with local arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 11, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 11, 2021

11:30 AM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

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