Patricia Kay Jones, 72, of Lincoln, passed away May 13, 2015 at her residence.
Funeral services will be at 1 PM Tuesday, May 19, 2015at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln. Burial will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Williamsville, IL. Patricia requested there to be no visitation.
Patricia was born September 19, 1942 in Mattoon, IL., the daughter of Ed and Lydia Barr. She studied at the Flamingo Beauty College where she earned her cosmetology degree and worked for many years as a beautician. She was well known in the community. She was a waitress for 17 years at the Tropics and the Hotel Lincoln where her customers were given the best service. She retired from the State of Illinois. She was a member of the Teamsters Local 916 and the Oasis Senior Center. She enjoyed reading, watching movies, and spending time with her family and friends along with her cats “Boy” and “Izzy”. Anyone who knew her would describe her as classy and fabulous. She was a beautiful person inside and out.
Surviving are her children Teresa “Teri” Hanner (Mark Hines) of Elkhart, IL.; Jeffrey Jones (Charlene “Sissy” Vincent) of Lincoln, IL.; and Lijalane Frye (Michael Stagnolia) of Lincoln, IL.; her brother Tony Barr of Beason, IL.; 10 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Rodney Schleder, here sister Candace Doty, and her brother David Barr.
Memorial donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home.