In memory of
Pearl A. "Polly" (Reathaford) Jones
GALESBURG - Pearl "Polly" A. Jones, 72, Galesburg, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Genesis Senior Living in Aledo. She was born Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1947, in Galesburg, the daughter of William Landis and Dorothy B. Reathaford. She married William Rolland "Rollie" Jones on Feb. 29, 1964, in North Henderson. He preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2014. Polly is survived by her children, Barbara (Wayne) Saline and William R. "Bill" (Lonnie) Jones; grandchildren, Brooke (Bart) Wolek, Brett (Saraya Nichols) Saline and Wolfgang Jones; brothers, Mike (Nancy) Reathaford and Bob (Arlene) Reathaford; numerous special nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Rollie; and one niece. She was born and raised in Galesburg. She graduated Black Hawk College Nursing School. She worked many nursing jobs including Mercer County Hospital, St. Luke's/Genesis East and in the department for cardiovascular medicine. She was an L.P.N and an N.A.L.P.N. She was a member of North Henderson United Methodist Church, and attended Hope Wesleyan Church in Galesburg. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019, at United Methodist Church in North Henderson. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Wise Family-Hoover Hall Funeral Home in Alexis. Burial will be in the Pope Creek-Candor Cemetery in Seaton, following the funeral. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital and/or the Polly Jones Memorial Fund. Wise Family-Hoover Hall Funeral Home in Alexis is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the online guestbook at www.wisefamilyfuneralhome.com.
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