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East Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1102 Airport Road, Bloomington, IL

OBITUARY

Terry Richard Jones

January 17, 1940June 29, 2020

Terry Richard Jones, 80, of Congerville, passed away on Monday (June 29, 2020) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. A private service will be held on Monday, July 6th at East Lawn Funeral Home.

Terry was born January 17, 1940 in Havana, IL. to Richard and Fern (Shirley) Jones. He married Enid Louis Strauch on April 12, 1959.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his brother James and his brother-in-law Ron Alig. Surviving are his son, Jeff (Emilee Grupp) Jones, his granddaughters Kelli and Audrey Jones, his siblings Larry (Coleen) Jones, Shirley (Roger) Mueser, John (Gina) Jones, Jan Alig, and Lori (Brad) Jones. A graduate of Metamora High School “class of 57,” Terry married his high school sweetheart Enid in 1959. They soon moved to Normal, IL where Terry worked as a Route Salesman for Butternut Bread for more than 40 years.

He enjoyed playing softball for the Bloomington Beer Nuts and was an avid bowler and golfer for many years. He and his wife enjoyed ballroom dancing and traveling, including their favorite destination, Las Vegas, NV.

Terry loved to spend time with his granddaughters. Through their school years, he picked them up from the bus stop nearly every day and loved following all of their school activates.

Terry cherished his siblings and in-laws. He especially loved their time having dinner and playing cards on Saturday nights.

Memorials can be made to Congerville Fire and Rescue. Condolences can be left for the family at www.eastlawnmemorial.com.

Services

  • Private Funeral Service

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