“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
Cheryl O. Jones
October 27, 1935 - March 28, 2012
Cheryl O. Jones, “Cherie”, age 76, a Plainfield resident since 1996. Cherie went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. She was born October 27, 1935 in Newton, Iowa to the late Floyd and Marjorie Owens.
Cherie is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Arthur D. Jones, Sr.; her devoted daughters, Georgina Jones of Elgin and Van Nguyen of Vietnam and sons, Courtney (Donna) Jones of Wheaton and Arthur D. (Demi) Jr. of Warrenville; her cherished grandchildren, Arthur D. Jones, III, Samantha Jones, Zachariah Jones, Diana Nguyen and Vincent Nguyen; her siblings, Gary (Sandy) Buehler and Christine (the late Bill) Murphy; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and a lifetime of good friends.
Cherie was a former 21 year resident of Naperville and greeted many new residents as a newcomer hostess for the Naperville Chamber of Commerce. She was a former member of Westmont Bible Church and was a very active member of Friendship Baptist Church, Plainfield. Cherie loved devoting her time to leading Bible Study classes and teaching Sunday School. She was also a dedicated Billy Graham Counselor for many years.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Cherie’s life, memorials may be made to either Friendship Baptist Church or the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201-0001
Visitation will be Monday, April 2, 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 10:00 AM at Friendship Baptist Church, 15801 S. Route 59, Plainfield, with Pastor Odis Weaver officiating. Interment will follow at Naperville Cemetery.