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Paula K. Jones, 52, of Lincoln, formerly of Bloomington, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Friday (Jan. 13, 2017) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.
 
Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Normal, with Pastor Jeff Henricks officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington, is assisting the family with arrangements.
 
Memorials may be made to SOAR (Special Opportunities Available in Recreation).
 
Paula was born July 15, 1964, in Bloomington, a daughter to Jimmy P. and Annie Foster Jones.  
 
Surviving are her mother, Annie Allen, and stepfather, Larry Allen, both of Normal; stepmother, Carol Jones, Bloomington; and sister, Julie (James) Drake, Bloomington.
 
She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Jones, and her maternal and paternal grandparents.  
 
She attended MarcFirst, Illinois State University Laboratory School and Sarah Raymond Early Childhood School.
 
Paula was employed at MarcFirst in Normal and Tri-County Special Education Association in Lincoln. She enjoyed bowling at SOAR with her friends.
 
She was from a large family who all loved her dearly.

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