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Obituary for Mary Louise Jones (Rains)

Mary Louise Jones, 87, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Friday, February 28, 2020, at Integrity of Carbondale.

Mary Louise was born on September 5, 1932, in Pomona, Illinois, to Millard Rains and Ella Mae (Maynor) Rains Talley.

She was a homemaker.

Mary was a constant and big help with raising her grandchildren. She liked drinking coffee, going to church and reading her Bible.

She loved visiting her family, when they came over to visit. She had a chihuahua named Baby, that she greatly loved.

Mary Louise was married to Bob Jones and he preceded her in death on August 21, 1991.

She is survived by one step son Doug Jones;

six grandchildren including Mike, Justin, Robert, and Mary; a few great grandchildren;

one brother John Rains of St. Peters, MO;

two sisters Edna Estes of Murphysboro and Elise Smith of Foley, MO;

and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter Judy Dennis on March 9, 2019, six brothers and sisters LeRoy, Gladys, Millard, Jr., Paul, David, and Elgin, and her parents.

Gravesite services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2020, at Pleasant Grove Memorial Park with Rev. Charles Allen officiating. Family and friends are to meet at the cemetery. For more information, please visit

She will be missed!