- Cullman, Alabama

September 20, 2013

Ila Mae Stallings Jones

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Ila Mae Stallings Jones

Funeral services for Ila Mae Stallings Jones, 88, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the Spring Hill Baptist Church, the Rev. Frank Wood and Ken Dees officiating, with burial in the church cemetery. She will lie-in-state at the church for one hour prior to services.

Moss-Service Funeral Home of Cullman directing.

Mrs. Jones was born March 20, 1925, in Baxter, Tenn., to Yancy and Sarah Johnson Stallings. She died Thursday, Sept. 19, at Cullman Long Term Care, the last of her 12 siblings. She was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church, and had a Sunday School attendance record of 57 years, prior to entering the nursing home in 2009. Ila was also well known for her work at Dairy Queen as the dining room attendant from 1994 until 2009.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 32 years, Alvin Verlie Jones.

Survivors include her daughter, Rhonda (Larry) James; a son, Harold Watson (Myra) Jones; five grandchildren, Tina (Tony) Jones, Teresa (Dwayne) Wooten, Michelle (Matt) Daily, Ryan Reynolds and Cody Lee James; six great-grandchildren, Mikayla Ryan, Camryn Ryan, Aaiden Jones, Isabella Jones, Tyler Kemp and Sadie Wooten; a great-great-grandchild, Asher Ryan; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Omega Hospice.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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