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Roseland Olene (Newman) Jones

August 19, 1947 ~ September 5, 2019 (age 72)


Roseland Olene Jones, 72, of Plainville, IL of passed away at 11:11 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019, at her home.

The family will host a memorial gathering at a later date.

Cremation arrangements are being handled by the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel of Hannibal.

Roseland was born on August 19, 1947, in Pittsfield, IL the daughter of Joseph and Billie Jean (McIntosh) Newman.  She was united in marriage to Robert D. Jones on November 23, 1966, in Perry, IL.  He survives her.

Other survivors include a son, Ronald D. Jones of Plainville, IL; daughters, Julie M. Milakeve (Albert) of Plainville, IL and Vicky S. Chadwick (Michael) of Monessen, PA; sisters, Linda Sutton of Loraine, IL and Jo Jean Blackburn (Tom) of Pottersville, MO; and grandchildren, Alex, Michael, and Emily.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents.

Roseland graduated from Perry High School in 1965.  She later went to work for Motorola.  Upon  her marriage in 1966 to Robert  she became a full time homemaker.

Roseland cherished the simple things in life.  She enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and cooking.  Her biggest love was her family and the times they spent together.

Mrs. Jones was Baptist by faith.

Memorial contributions may be made to the James E. Cary Cancer Center, in care of the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.

Online condolences may be made to the family on Roseland’s memorial page at

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Family to do services at later date

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