Marilyn Jean Jones

Marilyn Jean Jones, age 77, of Mount Vernon, passed away December 29, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on July 13, 1942 in Mount Vernon to Alfred and Mable (Knox) Legros Jr.

Marilyn was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Larry Schafer of Mount Vernon, one daughter Dyanna (Paul) Vess of Danville, step-daughter Rea McGough of Sparta, and her son Brad (Beth) Jones of Mount Vernon, 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and brother Jim Legros of Howard.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by one son Brian Jones, one daughter Denita Jones, and brother Jerry Legros.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Lasater Funeral Home. The family will observe a burial at a later date.

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