Bernard E. "Bernie" Jones, 87, of Galesburg, died Monday, February 24, 2020, in Galesburg. Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside committal service will be held at a later date at the Galva Cemetery. There will be no visitation as he requested. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Galva, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Bernard Eugene Jones was born June 19, 1932 in Canton, Illinois, the son of Hilda P. (Jones) Hay. He graduated from Canton High School. After Bernard's lifelong friend, Roger, introduced him to Shirley M. Sall 61 years ago, they were married in 1959. She passed away on January 10, 2020. The couple moved to Los Angeles, California, after their marriage, and Bernard worked in the office of the Newberry Electric Company. They loved to dine out and enjoyed using their timeshares. Bernard and Shirley truly enjoyed their time living in the West.
Those surviving are a sister-in-law, Betty Sall, Galva, and several nieces and nephews, including, Debra and Robert Jeffries, Cambridge. His wife and his mother and step father, Hilda and Ray Hay, preceded him in death.