Lee County Wills

Celia A. (O'Malley) Jones

$70,000 Will of Mrs. Celia Jones Awaiting Probate
A petition was filed in County Court Tuesday to admit to probate the will of the late Mrs. Celia A. Jones, partner in the Jones Funeral Home. Court action has been set for April 27. Mrs. Jones died March 14, 1953. The Estate amounts to $70,000 of which $35,000 is in Personal Property and $35,000 in real estate. According to the will a bequest of $3,000 to each of Mrs. Jones five children. The remainder of the estate, including personal property, and real estate, the will state is to be left in trust for her children and the chilren of a deceased son J. Willard Jones who died in 1947. A bequest was made to St. Patricks church and to St. Mary's school both of Dixon.

Dixon Evening Telegraph April 1, 1953
Obituary of Celia Jones


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