Lillie Alice Jones

October 15, 1933 ‒ December 25, 2018

Newark, Ohio

Lillie Alice Jones, age 85 a longtime resident of Newark, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Marion on Tuesday, December 25, 2018.

Lillie was born on October 15, 1933 in Summersville, West Virginia, the daughter of Jessie Edward and Bertha Irene (McCutchen) Ramsey.

Lillie was united in marriage to Ivan Jones in 1954, he preceded her in death. In 1974 she married Forest Mills, who also preceded her in death.

Lillie had a servant’s heart and loved to help everyone she could, especially those in her neighborhood and community. She worked as a nurse aide for many years and touched the lives of many people. Lillie was known for her beautiful flowers and landscaping. Sewing and quilting were a favorite pastime of hers and you can be sure that there would be lots of pictures taken when her family gathered together.

She is survived by children: Robert Jones, Brenda (Dennis) Lavender, Joyce (Joseph L., Jr.) Davis and Melvin (Vickie) Jones; grandchildren: Crystal, Patricia, Tonya, Danielle, Amanda, BJ, Anthony, Nicole, Joseph, Sammy, Jeremiah, Tiffany, Johnathan, Sarah; 13 great grandchildren and her sister Faye Bostic.

Lillie is preceded in death by her parents and husbands: Ivan Jones and Forest Mills; siblings: Jack, Aileen, Evelyn, and Dolly; and grandchildren: Lisa and Benjamin.

At Lillie’s request, no memorial services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lillie’s memory to any of her favorite charities: Disabled American Veterans, Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Autism Speaks, Alzheimer’s Association or Easterseals.