Janel Lynn Jones April 20, 1959 - March 15, 2015

    Janel Lynn Jones, 55, of Chatham, passed away Sunday, March 15, at her home.
    Janel was born April 20, 1959 in Litchfield to the late William Harry and Opal Lorraine Wilson Hefley. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Hefley and Betty Eddington.
    She married William “Mike” Jones May 20, 1988. Janel was well-known in the area. She worked as a supervisor for the Hope Institute of Springfield (formerly Hope School) and worked for Dollar General in Springfield and served as manager of the Chatham Dollar General for many years. She was a wonderful, dedicated woman whose family meant everything to her.
    She will be greatly missed by her husband, Mike and daughter, Jennifer of Chatham; siblings: Linda (Hansil) Hartle of Hazelwood, Mo., Shirley (Gary) Satterlee of Springfield, Bud Hefley of Beardstown, Billie Cornell of Harrisburg, Dorothy (Mike, husband deceased) Hendricker of Beardstown, Jack (Madeline) Hefley of Beardstown, Tammy Vahle of Ariz., Terry (Kim) Hefley of Beardstown, and Penny (Chris) Brown of Girard; beloved in-laws, the Jones family; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and many friends.
    Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105; www.stjude.org.
    Her family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 18, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Rt. 4, Chatham.
    Cremation rites accorded by Cremation Services of Central Illinois, Chatham.
    Burial will be at Beardstown Cemetery.
    Please visit www.staabpolk.com for condolences.

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