Presley Lee Jones

Presley Lee Jones, 87, of Altamont, died at 2:11 a.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont with Rev. LeRoy Tucker officiating. Burial followed at Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 10 and for one hour prior to service time at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels Altamont or to the Lutheran Care Center.

Presley was born on Saturday, Aug. 22, 1931 in Mound Township in rural Altamont, Effingham county to Elmer and Laura (Conner) Jones. He married Shirley Robison on Aug. 22, 1949 and they enjoyed over 40 years of marriage before her death on Jan. 10, 1991. He was retired from Central Management Services in Effingham and had also worked with Coslet Motor Company and had owned and operated Jones Garage, both in Altamont.

He is survived by sons Milan Robison of Effingham, Jeffrey Jones and his wife Karla of Effingham, and Jerry Jones and his wife Mona of Altamont; daughters, Sherry Snively and her husband Charles of East Alton, Sally Reed of Altamont, and Stacy Stuckey of Altamont; sisters Doris Doedtman of Toledo and Pat Jones of Effingham; 14 Grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Presley was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter Susan Pagel; brother Calvin Jones; and sister Bonnie Brackney.

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