Viola S. Jones, 70, of Bloomington, passed away Dec. 8, 2017, at her home.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Bloomington.
She was born June 26, 1947, in Mound Bayou, Miss., daughter of Oliver and Marie Quinn Weatherspoon. She was married to Lorenzo Jones for 32 years.
Surviving are her children, Danyale (Michael) Bell, Evansville, Ind.; Rhoda Jones, Dolton; and Brian Jones, Indianapolis, Ind.; and eight grandchildren, Michael L. Bell III, Morgan Bell, Matthew Bell, Ezekiel Ephraim, Jurnee Lang, Brian Jones Jr., Brianna Jones and Chaze Patrick.
Also surviving are her siblings, Rose (Jessie) Butler, Bloomington; Dwight (Queen) Weatherspoon, Winstonville, Miss.; Glen (Mary) Weatherspoon, Dolton; Carol Weatherspoon, Winstonville, Miss.; Elizabeth Tillman, Mound Bayou, Miss.; and Willie D. Hollman, Florida.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Weatherspoon.
Viola enjoyed a long career as a seamstress. She also enjoyed spending her time with her family and cooking for them. She will be greatly missed.
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