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Obituary for Jean Laudell Jones
Laudell Jeanette (West) Jones, age 73 of Oakland went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at her home. Jean was born October 12, 1937 in Haleyville, Alabama to Hollis Marshall and Pernie Jane (Horton) West. She married Cecil Edwin Jones on May 28, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois and they enjoyed fifty-three years of marriage. She was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing and knitting. She was saved at Broadview Baptist Church over forty years ago. She is survived by her husband, Cecil Jones of Oakland, IL; two sons, Ricky (Charlotte) Stults of Haleyville, AL and Hollis “Mick” (Shirley) Pisani of Oakland, IL; a daughter, Catherine (Leroy) Smyser of Oakland, IL; three brothers, Larry (Jan) West of Arley, Alabama, Billy (Eva) West of Leoma, TN and Danny (Rhonda) West of Oakland, IL; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 24 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Oakland Peace Meals in care of the funeral home.