Darcel M. Jones, 65, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 9:30 A.M. October 10, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born March 26, 1954 in Mount Vernon to the late Henry Edward and L. Irene (Wells) Jones.
Darcel is survived by her daughters, Lori Johnson of Mount Vernon and Marcie Caldwell and husband, Ben of Wayne City; grandchildren, Lenzi Gowler, Caleb Caldwell, Addison Caldwell, Jaycee Caldwell, and Laycee Caldwell; great-granddaughter, Vivienne King; special buddy, Viktor Hart; siblings, Tom Jones and wife, Joyce of Ohio and Lawana Jones of Opdyke; siblings-in-law, Glenda Jones and Terry Hart, both of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Darcel was preceded in death by her siblings, Reverend Larry Wayne Jones, Terry Jones, and Kathy Hart; and infant brother, Wade Ray Jones.
Darcel worked for many years as a pharmacy technician at CVS and then later retired from Walgreen’s Distribution Center. She was a strong Christian and loved Jesus Christ with all her heart. Darcel’s greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
Per Darcel’s request, a private graveside service will be held at Bethel Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois at a later date. Memorials may be made in Darcel’s honor to the Jones Family, in care of Marcie Caldwell.